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Diego de Sanabria

Birthplace: Medellín, Extremadura, Spain
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Son of Adelantado Juan de Sanabria Alonso de Hinojosa and Mencía Calderón Ocampo
Brother of María de Sanabria Calderón; Mencía de Sanabria; Isabel de Sanabria and Doncella Francisca Sanabria Calderón

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About Diego de Sanabria

He was raised by his step mother Doña Mencia Calderon.

In March 1549, having died his father Juan de Sanabria, and after the legal impossibility to transfer the title of Adelantado del Rio de la Plata to Doña Mencia, he became IV Adelantado del Rio de la Plata at the tender age of 16 or 17. That young age made it difficult for him to hire soldiers for his intended expedition.

He managed to

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Medellín, Extremadura, Spain