Juan de Grijalva (born around 1489 in Cuéllar - January 21, 1527) was a Spanish conquistador. Cuéllar (Spanish ˈkweʎar is a large town and local government district in the autonomous community of Castile and Leon, in Spain. Events 1189 - Philip II of France and Richard I of England begin to assemble troops to wage the Third Crusade. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. This article is about the Spanish explorer soldiers of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuriesfor other uses see Conquistador (disambiguation A Conquistador Some authors said he was from the same family as Diego Velázquez. For the Spanish painter see Diego Velázquez. Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar (1465 Cuéllar,
He went to Hispaniola in 1508 and to Cuba in 1511. Hispaniola (from Spanish, La Española) is the second-largest and most populous Island of the Antilles, lying between the islands of The Republic of Cuba (ˈkjuːbə or) consists of the island of Cuba (the largest and second-most populous island of the Greater Antilles) Isla de la
He was one of the earliest to explore the shores of Mexico. The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America. He left Cuba with four ships in April 1518. The Republic of Cuba (ˈkjuːbə or) consists of the island of Cuba (the largest and second-most populous island of the Greater Antilles) Isla de la According to Hernán Cortés, 170 people went with him, but according to Pedro Mártir, there were 300 people. Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro 1st Marqués del Valle de Oaxaca ( 1485&ndash December 2,
The main pilot was Antón de Alaminos, the other pilots were Juan Álverez (also known as el Manquillo), Pedro Camacho de Triana, and Grijalva.
Other members included Francisco de Montejo, Pedro de Alvarado, Juan Díaz, Francisco Peñalosa, Alonso de Ávila, Alonso Hernández, Julianillo, Melchorejo, Antonio Villafaña. Francisco de Montejo y Alverez (c 1479 in Salamanca &ndash c 1553 in Spain) was a Spanish Conquistador in Mexico and Central America Pedro de Alvarado y Contreras (born Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain, ca Juan Díaz, born in Sevilla, Spain, was a 16th century Conquistador and the chaplain of the 1518 Grijalva expedition the Itinerario
After rounding the Cape of Guaniguanico in Cuba, he sailed along the Mexican coast and arrived on May 1 at the Tabasco region in southern Mexico. Events 305 - Diocletian and Maximian retire from the office of Roman Emperor. Tabasco is a state in Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Veracruz to the west Chiapas to the south and Campeche to the Río Grijalva (Mexico) was named after him. Grijalva River, also Tabasco R ( Spanish: Río Grijalva, known locally also as Río Chiapa is a 480 km Bernal Díaz del Castillo wrote about the travels of Juan de Grijalva in his book. Bernal Díaz del Castillo (1496 &ndash 1584 was a Conquistador, who wrote an eyewitness account of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards under Hernán
He died in Nicaragua in 1527. Nicaragua (ˌnɪkəˈrɑgwə officially the Republic of Nicaragua () is a representative democratic republic and the largest nation in Central America