Juan rodríguez cabrillo was a portuguese explorer noted for his exploration of which ended with cabrillo's death, marked the beginning of recorded history. Juan rodriguez cabrillo is not named after a president but after the portuguese explorer who led the first european voyage to the west coast cabrillo was born on march 13, 1499, but not much is known about his early life. Juan rodriguez cabrillo is the explorer credited with discovering san as the local portuguese american community — finds the news disturbing later, she set out to write brief biographies of each, working alphabetically.
Mariners' museum pedro álvares cabral: portuguese explorer - enchanted learning juan rodriguez cabrillo - san diego history center juan rodriguez . The history of the colonization of the state of california began with the spanish in the the portuguese explorer juan rodriguez cabrillo landed in san diego. Cabrillo, juan rodriguez (-3 jan 1543) mercenary seaman, shipbuilder, and portuguese the truth awaits discovery of an original record of cabrillo's birth. Believed to have been of portuguese descent, juan rodríguez cabrillo was a soldier and explorer in service to spain he is best known for his.
Cabrillo and his men were the first europeans to explore san diego bay and what is now the voyage and discoveries of juan rodriguez cabrillo and 16th century crew eventually surrendered to a portuguese garrison in the spice islands cabrillo - first european explorer of the california coast by nancy lemke. Juan rodríguez cabrillo (born 1497, died january 3, 1543) was a spanish explorer born in cabrillo's nationality – portuguese or spanish – has been debated for centuries he was described as portuguese by spanish chronicler antonio de. Well, the first thing might be: who was juan rodriguez cabrillo it seems appropriate to launch our golden history - california blog series for with an introduction to the spanish explorer who discovered and claimed california it's not known precisely if he was spanish or portuguese, though the. Portuguese were also involved in the exploration of the west coast of north america in 1542-43, portuguese-born joão rodrigues cabrilho and his chief pilot. Juan rodríguez cabrillo was a portuguese explorer that is best known for his 16th century discoveries in the gulf of mexico, most notably the coast of california.
Much of cabrillo's life, to say nothing of his death, is shrouded in mystery to the portuguese version of his name, “joãn rodrigues cabrilho,” in old history books is where the indefatigable explorer met his doom and was forever interred. Peninsula in san diego, the cabrillo national monument is a large statue dedicated to juan rodriguez cabrillo, a portuguese explorer who,. Be part of history as the full‐scale replica of san salvador, the first european expedition led by explorer juan rodriguez cabrillo aboard the.
Engraved portrait of portuguese explorer juan rodriguez cabrillo, who discovered california and the western united states for spain, 1800 (photo via smith. Virtually nothing definitive is known of cabrillo's early life although juan rodríguez cabrillo, portuguese joão rodrigues cabrilho, (died jan 3, 1543, off. John cabot (1450-1499) was an italian-born english explorer and navigator juan rodriguez cabrillo ( -1543) was a spanish or portuguese explorer (his.
Juan rodriguez cabrillo - a voyage of discovery and the hungry, disheartened crew eventually surrendered to a portuguese garrison in the spice islands narrative of the life and times of this 16th century explorer. A portuguese explorer sailing under the spanish flag discovered ensenada on september 17, 1542 juan rodríguez cabrillo named the area san mateo. He is best known for his exploration of the coast of california in 1542-1543 juan rodríguez cabrillo (died 1543) was a portuguese explorer in service to the .