Ponce de Leon was born in 1460, but historians believe he was actually born in 1474. He was born in Leon, Spain.
He discovered Hispaniola. He discovered Puerto Rico. He discovered Florida.
Ponce de Leon’s parents taught him. He was a son of a noble family. He had a famous relative. He served as a squire.
Ponce de Leon supposedly found the Fountain of Youth. Then he was said to have drank some of the water.
Someone else would have discovered Florida, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico. Someone else would have been the first governor of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Someone else would have supposedly found the Fountain of Youth. Lastly, Diego Miruelo and his crew would not be alive.
Ponce de Leon was first a page then a soldier in the royal court. In his final battle in Florida against indians he died by a poison arrow.
Ponce de Leon is remembered as the person to discover Florida and look for the Fountain of Youth. He was burried under a Puerto Rican church. Then his remains were moved to a Puerto Rican cathedral.
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