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Birthdays in History in 1460

Person of interestJuan Ponce de León

Apr 8 Juan Ponce de León, Spanish explorer and conquistador who searched for the fountain of youth and the first European to discover Florida, born in Santervás de Campos, Castile, Spain (d. 1521)

Explorer and Conquistador Juan Ponce de León
Explorer and Conquistador
Juan Ponce de León
  • May 8 Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1486-1536), born in Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1536)