Panfilo de Narváez, (born c. 1478, Valladolid, Castile [Spain]—died November 1528, Gulf of Mexico), Spanish conquistador, colonial official, and explorer. Narváez entered military service as a youth and arrived in Jamaica as one of the island’s first settlers.
Pánfilo de Narváez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpaɱfilo ðe naɾˈβaeθ]; 147? –1528) was a Spanish conquistador and soldier in the Americas. Born in Spain, he first embarked to Jamaica in 1510 as a soldier. He came to participate in the conquest of Cuba and led an expedition to Camagüey escorting Bartolomé de las Casas.
Panfilo de Narvaez (1470-1528) was born to an upper-class family in Vallenda, Spain. Although he was older than most Spaniards who sought their fortunes in the New World, he nevertheless was extremely active in the early conquest period. He was an important figure in the conquests of Jamaica and Cuba in the years between 1509 and 1512.
Panfilo de Narvaez was a Spanish explorer and soldier who helped conquer Cuba in 1511 and led a Spanish royal expedition to North America in 1527. After surviving a hurricane near Cuba, his expedition landed on the west coast of Florida , near Tampa Bay, in April 1528, claiming the land for Spain.
Pánfilo de Narváez. 1470?-1528. Spanish conquistador and colonial official who explored Cuba, Mexico, and Florida in search of gold and glory for himself and Spain. In 1498, Narváez emigrated to Hispaniola to seek adventure and fortune as a soldier.
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The Narváez expedition was a Spanish journey of exploration and colonization started in 1527 that intended to establish colonial settlements and garrisons in Florida. The expedition was initially led by Pánfilo de Narváez, who died in 1528.
Panfilo de Narvaez Facts and Failures. The most interesting of Panfilo de Narvaez facts is that he mostly remembered for his two failed expeditions that led to the memoirs and exploits of Cabeza de Vaca. He participated in the conquest of Cuba and was known for his cruelty to the natives.
Pánfilo de Narváez, casado con María Valenzuela, recibió una encomienda de 159 indios, y fue entre 1515 y 1518 uno de los dos procuradores generales de Cuba. Como tal, planteó a la Corona —sin conseguirlo— el libre comercio entre los asentamientos españoles en Indias.
The Misadventures of Pánfilo de Narváez and. Nuñez de Cabeza de Vaca. Pánfilo de Narváez arrived near Tampa Bay with a large army from Spain on April 14, 1528. The Spanish government had given him permission to settle and rule the land along the Gulf Coast from Northern Mexico to the Florida peninsula* and as far inland as he was able to ...