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Hernando de Soto: Conquest and exploration of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and Texas

Hernando de Soto, conqueror and explorator Hernando de Soto, born in Jerez de los Caballeros (Badajoz - Spain), arrived in the Indias in 1514 in the fleet colonization of the governor of Panama Pedrarias Davila. Two years later, he was named captain of cavalry and participated in various conquests in Central