Francisco Pizarro


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Noun1.Francisco Pizarro - Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541)Francisco Pizarro - Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas in what is now Peru and founded the city of Lima (1475-1541)
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AFTER THE PROVIDENTIAL SHORTCUT: THE SCRUTINY OF HISTORY IN FRANCISCO PIZARRO (1936) BY ROSA ARCINIEGA
Established in 1535, the conquistador Francisco Pizarro founded the area and designed the main square in order for all important institutions to be built around the square itself.
was Francisco Pizarro, the conqueror of Peru, assassinated?
el investigador del Instituto Bibliografico de la UNAM, especialista en tematicas del Mexico virreinal, Alejandro Gonzalez Acosta--, que entre los participantes en la refundacion por los espanoles de la antigua ciudad del Cuzco (fundada originalmente en el siglo XIII) se encontro un numero indeterminado, pero nutrido de indigenas --presumiblemente tlaxcaltecas ("mexicanos") en su mayoria--llegados al Peru en la expedicion de Pedro de Alvarado, quien los vendio a Francisco Pizarro y Diego de Almagro como parte de una transaccion comercial.
Volume II opens with the voyages to Peru of Francisco Pizarro and his brothers, their seizure of the Inca empire, and the long, bloody, and self-destructive sequel to this Spanish campaign.
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En 1529, Francisco Pizarro lo llevo consigo a Espana cuando, despues de tantos fracasos, emprendio un viaje a la metropoli con el fin de pedir mas recursos para la empresa conquistadora y mas garantias de beneficios personales ante la Corona, ademas de conseguir mas companeros confiables a los cuales busco, sobre todo, entre su parentesco; una decision que surtiria efectos mas bien opuestos a sus expectativas.
Siepel's analysis of the Spanish conquest of the Americas is presented under the umbrella of five narratives, centered around five different figures: Christopher Columbus, HernA n CortA[c]s, Francisco Pizarro, Alvar NA*A[+ or -]ez Cabeza de Vaca, and Hernando de Soto.
Diamond's treatment of the meeting between the Spanish adventurer Francisco Pizarro and the Inca ruler, Atahualpa, demonstrates his worldview at work.
This ethnohistorical study is an addition to a growing literature on "daily politics on the ground" at an interesting and challenging moment: the decades after conquistador Francisco Pizarro and his men had touched Andean territory.
In 1533, the last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa, was executed on orders of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro.
When Francisco Pizarro destroyed the empire of the Inca, he brought along a secretary.

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