Francisco Pizarro

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Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541)


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Christopher Columbus, Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese African slave traders, John Cabot, Hernan Cortes, Francisco Pizarro, Jacques Cartier, Roberval, the Jesuits, the British, and the Acadians, were all driven by this same greed/need.
Not since the sudden arrival of Francisco Pizarro amongst the Incas have the natives been so taken aback at the new foreign leaders in their midst.
During the Spanish conquest of Peruvian territory in 1553 led by Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro, the latter conquistador laid claim to the mountainous region of southern Peru (Cuzco).
FRANCISCO Pizarro was born around 1476 in Trujillo, Estremadura, Spain, the illegitimate son of an Army officer.
Founded by Francisco Pizarro, the Spanish Conqueror of the Inca Empire in 1535, its urban origins were the outcome of the rational application of the Renaissance principles that the Spanish Crown adopted brilliantly for the layout of new cities.
SIX years after the fall of Mexico, conquistador Francisco Pizarro, began an expedition that would take him and his men south of the Equator for the first time.
Francisco Pizarro and His Brothers: The Illusion of Power in Sixteenth-Century Peru.
A written account from the expedition of Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro tells of a huge trading raft captured in 1525 along the coast of what is now Ecuador.
The name Vargas--my father's--arrived in South America with the first wave of Spaniards, those intrepid men led by the conquistador Francisco Pizarro who scaled the Andes and encountered the Inca civilization.
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