Francisco Pizarro

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Francisco pizarro 16th Mar, 1471 Birth Francisco Pizarro was born in Trujillo, Estremadura, Spain.
Download 29th Sep, 1513 1st Expedition Pizarro joined the expedition of Nunez de Balboa across the Isthmus of Panama to discover the Pacific Ocean.
Balboa sdsee 1st Nov, 1520 2nd Expedition Joins Espinosa on his expedition into the present Republic of Costa Rica
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Download%20%281%29 1st Nov, 1522 Pizarro's Expedition Pizarro receives funding to make his own expedition and explore the land south of Panama. Pizarro only reaches the coast of Colombia but finds a small quantity of gold (Unknown Day)
Pizarro%20received%20by%20charlex%20v 21st Nov, 1528 Spanish Investors Permission Pizarro received the backing of Spanish investors to make further explorations into South America and search for treasure. He received two ships for the voyage.
Fpizzaro 10th Mar, 1529 Exploring the South of Columbia Pizarro explored the South of Columbia as far as Equador reaching Peru.
Download%20%282%29 10th May, 1529 Emperor's Permission Emperor Charles of Spain granted Pizarro permission to make further expeditions. He was given the title Governor and Captain General which carried absolute authority in all the territories he might discover.
Images 18th Jan, 1530 Further Expedition He sailed from Seville in Spain to Panama. (1530) Sailed from the port of Panama with 3 ships and over 200 men, including Hernando De Soto. (1531) Landed at San Mateo Bay and started to explore the land. (1532)
Images%20%281%29 15th Nov, 1532 Capturing Atahuallpa Pizarro reaches Cajamarca and captures Atahuallpa, the emperor of the Incas. Thousands of Incas were killed.
Download 29th Aug, 1534 Atahuallpa's Offer Atahuallpa offers a massive ransom for his release. The Inca Emperor offered his captives enough gold to fill the 22 foot room, as high as he could reach, in which he was held captive. The treasure ransom was collected. Pizarro and the Spanish took the treasure and then had the last of the Incan Emperors strangled.
Images 6th Jan, 1535 Ciudad de los Reyes Pizarro founded Lima, Peru which he called Ciudad de los Reyes meaning 'City of the Kings'. Francisco Pizarro destroyed the Incan capital of Cusco.
Theodor de bry francisco pizarro assassinated by an army of conspirators 1541 26th Jun, 1541 Death Pizarro was assassinated by followers of Pedro de Almagro (Cortes' captain) who wanted to seize Lima for its wealth. Francisco Pizarro died at Lima, Peru.