Narvaez, Panfilo de
Born: 1470 AD
Died: 1528 AD, at 58 years of age.
1470 - Born in Castile, Valladolid, Spain. Spanish conquistador, colonial official, and explorer.
1520-1522 - He was sent to Mexico by Diego Velasquez to arrest Hernando Cortez, but defeated by Cortez near Veracruz and kept prisoner.
1526 - He was granted the land of Florida by the Emperor Charles V.
1528 - Died on his expedition to Florida in Gulf of Mexico.
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