Hernando De Soto. BY: Rachel Phillips. The Basics. Conquistador/ explorer Born in 1496-97 (?) Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain Died in 1542 Nationality: Spanish Greatly known for being first person explore Florida and South America. The First Expedition. The Conquest of Peru 1531-1533
BY: Rachel Phillips
on the coast of Florida with
countryside, and communication
Perico, or Pedro: translator
was at Anhaica, the capital of the
can actually trace him
month so men could search for gold.
time in NC, quickly moved onto Tennessee
with tribe and eating native foods.
Of Guachoya, De Soto died of a