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Coronado, Francisco Vázquez de

Joseph P. Sánchez

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780195082098
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.2000218
Coronado, Francisco Vázquez de

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Coronado, Francisco Vázquez de (1510–22 September 1554), explorer and governor, was born in Salamanca, Spain, the son of the nobleman Juan Vázquez de Coronado and doña Isabel de Lujan. Coronado was the youngest of six brothers and two sisters, and, under the laws of primogeniture, the entire ...

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Subjects: World History ; Maps and Map-making ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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