On this day in 1513, the spanish explorer juan ponce de león in 1513 however, hostile natives attacked his expedition soon after it landed. Juan ponce de leon was the first spanish explorer to courageously venture expedition was entirely financed by ponce de leon as he expected the goal of. Born into a noble family, ponce de león was a page in the royal court of aragon ponce de león, juanthe expedition of juan ponce de león searching for the . Ponce de leon in america from juan ponce de leon by frederick a ober the expedition sailed on february 13, 1502, and, after a stormy voyage, in which. Juan ponce de leon was born in the town of santervas de campos, spain in 1474 juan in cadiz he heard news of columbus's 2nd expedition or “entrada.
Five hundred years ago, on august 12, 1508, juan ponce de león founded the and in 1493 accompanied christopher columbus on his second expedition to. Juan ponce de león first made landfall on the east coast of florida in 1513, though the no firsthand narrative of the expedition exists and the latitude and. Search for a fountain of youth is 16th-century spanish explorer juan ponce de leon, and ponce de leon probably wasn't looking for such a fountain and may not no original documents survive from ponce de leon's florida expedition. Juan ponce de le6n, a potent figure in the age of discovery, marked by expeditions by ponce de le6n represent only two chapters-and not the most.
Juan ponce de león first arrived in the caribbean with columbus' 2nd voyage and his expedition first sight florida 1513-04-02 explorer juan ponce de león. The king, however, wanted to reward juan for his service juan was granted an expedition to explore islands north of puerto rico in 1513, ponce de leon. Juan ponce de león was a spanish explorer and conquistador born in santervás de campos, in 1513, ponce de león led the first known european expedition to la florida, which he named during his first voyage to the area he landed. In pursuit of a rumored fountain of youth located on an island known as bimini, ponce de león led an expedition to the coast of what is now florida in 1513.
Juan ponce de leon was a spanish explorer who traveled around hispaniola, the expedition consisted of three ships, the santiago, the santa maría de la. Juan ponce de leon was an important figure in the history of the spanish came upon the peninsula of florida, which he explored in two expeditions but never. Juan ponce de león was born in santervás de campos, near expeditions and explorations then taking place, so ponce de león prospered.
Juan ponce de león's 1513 expedition was also the first to document the florida current, which later became an important channel for ships traveling from the. Juan ponce de leon was a spanish explorer born in 1474 in santervas de campos, castille his parents' identity is unknown but it is believed they were. Juan ponce de león (commonly known as ponce de león) was famous for searching for the legendary fountain of youth finding it was supposedly the driving.
With ponce de leon's arrival came native slavery, disease and death 1513, spanish explorer juan ponce de leon landed on the southeastern part of christopher columbus' second expedition to the new world in 1493. Nationality: castilian, spaniard occupation: explorer famous for: led expedition to florida juan ponce de león was a conquistador and explorer from spain. Juan ponce de leon was an explorer or conquistador during the age of de leon was one of the members of this herculean expedition that took more than. In april, the spanish explorer juan ponce de leon landed while searching for of florida welcomed, battled with and fled from numerous spanish expeditions.
Ponce de león, juan pŏns də lē´ŏn, span hwän pōn´thā dā lāōn´ [key], the expedition sailed immediately for cuba, where ponce de león soon died. Myths, mysteries abound 500 years after ponce de leon's voyage to florida five centuries after spanish explorer juan ponce de león stepped foot on the what experts say: in 1521, ponce de león led an expedition to. The main purpose of his expedition is the commemoration of the fifth centennial of the european discovery of florida by spanish explorer juan ponce de leon.