Juan bautista de anza bezerra nieto (july 6/7, 1736 – december 19, 1788) was a new-spanish explorer of basque descent, and governor of new mexico for. New emblem unveiling for updated name - juan bautista de anza elementary of juan bautista de anza attend emblem unveiling (l-r) (susan and) essay. Juan bautista de anza national historic trail traces the route followed in 1775- 1776 by spanish commander juan bautista de anza ii, who led almost 300.
Juan bautista de anza was born in fronteras, sonora, mexico, where his grandfather and father had served as commanders in 1738 anza's father submitted a.
Juan bautista de anza lived: 1735-1788 explored california in: 1771- 1775 exploring for: spain explored: by land from mexico to san francisco. Viceroy antonio maría de bucareli asked juan bautista de anza to explore the land north of new spain on 8th january, 1774, he left tubac with franciscan.
Historians have largely abandoned using biography as a means to tell the history of the spanish borderlands in part, this has been a response to the works of.