Antonio de Ulloa

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Antonio de Ulloa

Born 12 January 1716(1716-01-12)
Seville, Spain
Died 3 July 1795(1795-07-03) (aged 79)
Isla de León, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Fields Astronomy
Known for Platinum

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.