Coronado's Search for the Seven Cities of Gold Leads to Spanish Dominion Over Southwestern North America
The year 1542 was the great climax of the Spanish age of discovery—a yea...
Francisco Vasquez De Coronado
Born around 1510 in Salamanca, Spain, Francisco Vasquez, better known as Coronado, explored large regions of the American Southwest, including...
Coronado, Francisco Vásquez De
February 25, 1510
September 22, 1554
Mexico City, Mexico
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Francisco Vásquez de Coronado
Born c. 1510, Salamanca, Spain Died September 22, 1554, Mexico City, Mexico
Francisco Vásquez de Coronado, a Spanish nobleman and explorer, led the first ...
Francisco Vásquez de Coronado (1510-1554) was a Spanish explorer and colonial official who is credited with one of the first European explorations of Arizona, New Mexico, and the Great Plains o...