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Antonio de Ulloa

Spanish general and scientist

Antonio de Ulloa (12 January 1716 – 3 July 1795) was a Spanish general, explorer, author, astronomer, colonial administrator and the first Spanish governor of Louisiana. He was born in Seville, the son of an economist.

Antonio de Ulloa
Almirante Antonio de Ulloa.jpg
Born(1716-01-12)12 January 1716
Seville, Spain
Died3 July 1795(1795-07-03) (aged 79)
NationalitySpanish
Known forPlatinum
Scientific career
FieldsAstronomy