Francisco Vázquez de Coronado

Age Of Contact

Who was Francisco Vázquez de Coronado?

Francisco Vázquez de Coronado was a Spanish Conquistador and an explorer who's goal was to reach the 7 cities of gold.

His expedition?

Coronado left Spain on February 23 1540 to set out to the Cíbola (The 7 cities of gold).

Did he end up finding Cibola?

Coronado did not find Cibola but he did discover some parts of Texas and rich soil for crops.