Diego Velasquez

(Diego Velasquez de Cuellar)


Conquered Cuba for Spain, and was its first governor. First a supporter, then a rival of Cortez.

Other Resources

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Book Links
Early Days of a Famous Cavalier  in  Historical Tales: Spanish American  by  Charles Morris
With Velasquez in Cuba  in  Hernando Cortes Conqueror of Mexico  by  Frederick A. Ober