- NAME: Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar
- OCCUPATION: Explorer
- BIRTH DATE: c. 1465
- DEATH DATE: c. 1524
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Cuéllar, Spain
- PLACE OF DEATH: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar was an explorer and conquistador involved in the second voyage of Christopher Columbus to the New World.
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