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Ponce de Leon

Juan Ponce de Leon: Spanish explorer who founded the first European settlement on Puerto Rico and who is credited with being the first European to reach Florida Born into a noble family, Ponce.

15th & 16th centuries, OS: Charles V's reign was filled with conflict, including wars against the French Valois, the Ottoman Turks, and the Protestant Schmalkaldic League. He believed that Catholicism should dominate Europe as it did under Charlemagne, so he fought the Valois over Europe, the Schmalkaldic League to suppress the Reformation, and the Turks to prevent Islam from spreading into Europe. Thus, he asserted his subjective vision of Europe over his subjects and others. RK

Holy Roman emperor king of Spain (as Charles I; and archduke of Austria (as Charles I; who inherited a Spanish and Habsburg empire extending across.

The grito de lares,Puerto Rico's first and only cry for independence, between 600 to 1000 men. September 23,1868

My Town :) The only town in PR with it's very own Flag! The grito de lares,Puerto Rico's first and only cry for independence, between 600 to 1000 men.

Ferdinand Magellan was famous as the great explorer who led 5 Spanish ships and 251 men in the first voyage around the World

Ferdinand Magellan,portuguese navigator , was famous as the great explorer who led 5 Spanish ships and 251 men in the first voyage around the World

Juan Ponce de León (1474 - 1521) a Spanish explorer and conquistador. He became the first Governor of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish crown. He led the first known European expedition to La Florida, which he named, and is associated with the legend of the Fountain of Youth, supposed to be in Florida. / Conqueror of Puerto Rico and Cuba.

Juan Ponce de Leon explored Florida , but he thought it was the Caribbeans.

Reign: November 6, 1494 – September 7, 1566  Suleiman I, also known as Suleiman the Magnificent, reigned as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire for 69 years, longer than any other Sultan. His reign marked the beginning of the golden age of the Ottoman Empire. During his rule, the Ottoman Empire encompassed most of the Middle East, Southeastern Europe and Rhodes. Suleiman also made educational, legislative, taxation and criminal reforms.

Reign: November 1494 – September 1566 Suleiman I, also known as Suleiman…

Ponce de León

A painting depicting Juan Ponce de Leon, the first governor of Puerto Rico, whose legendary search for the fountain of youth led him to discover what is now the US state of Florida in

Puerto Rico by Eric Dowdle -    Puerto Rico  With it's first settlement founded in 1508 by Ponce de Leon, Puerto Rico has a long history of colonization. Literally translated as "rich port", the island was historically know for it's transports of gold and silver from the new world to Europe. The city's capitol, San Juan, is depicted of this caribbean island. Many walls and fortifications built by the Spanish government are still intact and surround the city.

Puerto Rico by Eric Dowdle - Puerto Rico With it's first settlement founded…

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