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Francisco Vásquez de Coronado (1510 - 1554)

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Born in Salamanca, Reinos de Castilla (Castilla y León, España)map
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Died in Ciudad de México, Nueva España (Distrito Federal, México)map
Profile last modified | Created 10 Sep 2011
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Francisco Vásquez de Coronado is Notable.
Born in Salamanca, Spain

In 1540, Vazques de Coronado led an expedition into what would become the southwestern United States and northern Texas. His expedition discovered the Grand Canyon and other famous landmarks.

Beatriz, was a daughter of Alonso de Estrada, the colonial treasurer. Vázquez de Coronado rose up within the colonial government, receiving an appointment to the governorship of


Ver también:

  • Francisco Vazquez de Coronado on
  • Dorantes de Carranza, Baltasar, and Ernesto de la Torre Villar. 1987. Sumaria relación de las cosas de la Nueva España: con noticia individual de los conquistadores y primeros pobladores españoles. México: Editorial Porrúa.
  • Flint, Shirley Cushing. 2013. No Mere Shadows Faces of Widowhood in Early Colonial Mexico. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press.
  • Wikipedia: Francisco Vázquez de Coronado
  • David Donoghue, "VAZQUEZ DE CORONADO, FRANCISCO," Handbook of Texas Online Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, accessed September 13, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
  • David Donoghue, "CORONADO EXPEDITION," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed September 13, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.


  • WikiTree profile DeCoronado-2 created through the import of jefflorrie(1).ged on Sep 10, 2011 by Jeff Johnson.

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