Ponce de Leon was born April 8,1460. He died July 1521.He was born in Spain.
Ponce de Leon looked for the fountain of youth.Ponce de Leon was belived to be the first European to set foot on Florida's land.
In 1513 Ponce de Leon went to sail with three ships (Santa Maria,Santiago, and San Cristobal.He sailed with about 200 people.
Ponce de leon married an innkeeper's daughter,her name was Leonora.They had 3 daughter's and 1 son.
Ponce de leon was the first european to discover the Gulf stream.He discovered a small group of islands near Florida keys and he named it "dry tortugas" because the island has lots of sea turtles,tortugas but little fresh water.
Ponce de Leon died July 1521 in Havana Cuba. The cause was that he got shot with a poisonus arrow.