People in Dominican Republic History
Some of the basic, condensed histories of the people that made Dominican Republic. The good and the bad. All had a hand in making our island in the Caribbean what it has become today.
The Tainos called the island Quisqueya. It has also been called, Hispanola, Las Americas, La Primera, Greater Antilles, and of course as we know it now, República Dominicana/ Dominican Republic. Read on to learn about the discoverers and founders of this beautiful land.
Diego Colón (Columbus) 1480 – 1526
Sir Francis Drake (Pirate Drake, Privater Drake)