Francisco Pizarro

Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro Full Name: Francisco Pizarro [Francisco Pizarro González]
Nationality: Spanish

Profession: Spanish Conquistador
Why Famous: Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incan Empire.

Died: June 26, 1541
Cause of Death: Assassination

Historical Events in the Life of Francisco Pizarro

  • 1519-07-26 Francisco Pizarro receives royal charter for the west coast of South America
  • 1524-11-14 Francisco Pizarro begins his 1st great expedition, near Colombia
  • 1529-07-26 Francisco Pizarro appointed governor of Peru
  • 1532-11-16 Francisco Pizarro captures Incan Emperor Atahualpa after victory at Cajamarca
  • 1533-08-29 Francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa
  • 1533-11-15 Francisco Pizarro arrives at Cuzco
  • 1535-01-18 Francisco Pizarro founds the city of Lima, Peru
  • 1537-07-12 Battle of Albancay: Diego de Almagro defeated by army led by Alonso de Alvarado on behalf of Francisco Pizarro

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