CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ponce de Leon __ "Explorer, born at San Servas in the province of Campos, 1460; died in Cuba, 1521."
You will find an extended article. - From Newadvent.org - http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12228a.htm
Juan Ponce de Léon __ "Juan Ponce de
Léon conquered the island of Puerto Rico, discovered Florida, explored
its coast and made a failed attempt to start a settlement
there." Brief biography and a collection of links to additional information.
- From Discoverers Web - http://www.win.tue.nl/~engels/discovery/ponce.html
Juan Ponce de León __ "Ponce de León
accompanied Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the New World.
He became the first Governor of Puerto Rico by appointment of the
Spanish Crown. He is regarded as the first European known to have
visited what is now the United States, as he set foot in
1513." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to
related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Ponce_de_Leon
Ponce de Leon __ "Visit this site dedicated to providing
information about Juan Ponce de Leon.Fast and accurate details and facts
about the history of Juan Ponce de Leon." A lot of information in
outline form. - From elizabethan-era.org.uk -
Ponce de León __ "In 1508-09, Ponce
conquered and explored Borinquén (Puerto Rico) in response to rumors of
gold on the island. For the next two years, he remained as governor,
vastly enriching himself through gold and slaves. He was forced out in
1512 by political opponents." A good look. - From u-s-history.com