Which explorer discovered the Fountain of Youth in America?

Answer Juan Ponce de Leon, an explorer from Spain closely associated with the Fountain of Youth, searched for the island of Bimini in the Bahamas in 1513. He was looking for riches and may have been searc... Read More »

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Who first discovered the fountain of youth?

In 1513, Ponce de Leon, a Spanish explorer, discovered Florida while searching for the fountain of youth near the current city of St. Augustine, Florida. Early explorers believed that anyone who dr... Read More »

What Spanish explorer looked for the fountain of youth?

Juan Ponce de Leon was the first Spanish explorer to land in Florida and is remembered for his search for the fountain of youth. Ponce de Leon had heard from indigenous Puerto Ricans that there was... Read More »

Which Portuguese explorer discovered a sea route in India?

Vasco da Gama was a Portugese explorer who discovered a sea route to India from Western Europe. By sailing around the Cape of Good Hope and up the eastern coast of Africa, da Gama crossed the India... Read More »

Who sought the fountain of youth?

Juan Ponce de Leon was a Spanish explorer who led the first European exploration to Florida and who reportedly sought for a mythical fountain of youth. Stories of him searching for the fountain did... Read More »