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Francisco Coronado
Francisco Vsquez de Coronado was a Spanish conquistador, who between 1540-1542 visited New Mexico and other parts of the southwest of what is now the United States. He was born in Salamanca, Spain.

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Francisco Vazquez de Coronado (DesertUSA)
Profile, with photo, of Francisco Coronado, DesertUSA Person of the Month for September 1998.

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
An article from the Catholic Encyclopedia.

Francisco Vasquez De Coronado
Personal Background--Francisco Vasquez De Coronado was born in Salamanca, Spain in 1510

Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
The meandering through the Southwest by Francisco de Coronado over 450 years ago "gave Spain a sound claim by right of discovery and exploration..

Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado (1510-1554), was a Spanish explorer who led an expedition in 1540 in the American Southwest..

Francisco Vasquez de Coronado

Francisco Vzquez de Coronado
Born into a noble family in Salamanca, Spain, Francisco Vzquez de Coronado became acquainted with the prominent Antonio de Mendoza. When Mendoza was appointed viceroy of New Spain in 1535, he took Coronado along as an assistant.