Juan rodríguez cabrillo (hwän rôŧħrē´gāth käbrē´lyō), port joão rodrigues cabrilho, d 1543, spanish conquistador and discoverer of california, b portugal in 1520 he landed in mexico with pánfilo de narváez and joined in the conquests of mexico and guatemala. Juan rodríguez cabrillo, portuguese joão rodrigues cabrilho, (died jan 3, 1543, off the coast of northern california), soldier and explorer in the service of spain, chiefly known as the discoverer of california virtually nothing definitive is known of cabrillo’s early life.
Juan rodríguez cabrillo (died 1543) was a portuguese explorer in service to the spanish he is best known for his exploration of the coast of california in 1542-1543 juan rodríguez cabrillo served under the command of pánfilo de narváez and aided him in the conquest of cuba about 1518. Juan rodriguez cabrillo biography juan rodríguez cabrillo (1520 - 3 january 1543) was a portuguese explorer noted for his exploration of the west coast for north america while sailing for spain he was the first european explorer to navigate the coast of present day california in the united states.
Primary sources juan rodríguez cabrillo juan rodríguez cabrillo was born in about 1500 early historian, antonio de herrera, claimed: juan rodríguez cabrillo, portuguese, a person very skilled in seamanshiphowever, his grandson, geronimo cabrillo came (to the new world) from the kingdoms of spain. Juan rodriguez cabrillo high school library library digital resources other libraries seniors seniors yearbook cabrillo yearbook clubs and activities meet cabrillo's green team learn more about what our team does learn more cabrillo online store get your dance tickets and senior wear as well as yearbooks and grad attire by visiting our.
Juan rodríguez cabrillo (born 1497, died january 3, 1543) was a spanish explorer born in palma del rio, córdoba, spain, although he is also claimed by tradition as a native of portugal among other things he was a maritime navigator known for exploring the west coast of north america on behalf of the spanish empire.
Cabrillo national monument on point loma in san diego commemorates the exploration of juan rodríguez cabrillo with a 14-foot sandstone statue completed in 1939 point cabrillo in mendocino county is named for him, as is cabrillo point in monterey county. Juan rodríguez cabrillo was an ambitious, at times ruthless portuguese soldier who served the spanish empire he participated in the conquest of cuba in the early 1500s and later battled the aztecs in mexico. The first voyage to the coast of california made in the years 1542 and 1543, by juan rodriguez cabrillo and his pilot bartolome ferrelo feb 5, 2018 by george davidson and alexander smith taylor.