|Birth Day||October 21, 1496|
|Age||523 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||May 21, 1542 (age 45)|
He first sailed to America in 1514 with the governor of Panama.
He explored North America looking for a passage to China and reserves of gold.
His parents were hidalgos, a form of non-titled nobility. He married Isabel de Bobadilla in 1537.