Francisco Pizarro

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In History
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Francisco pizarro
Mar 16th, 1471
Birth Francisco Pizarro was born in Trujillo, Estremadura, Spain.
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Sep 29th, 1513
1st Expedition Pizarro joined the expedition of Nunez de Balboa across the Isthmus of Panama to discover the Pacific Ocean.
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Nov 1st, 1520
2nd Expedition Joins Espinosa on his expedition into the present Republic of Costa Rica
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Nov 1st, 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)
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Nov 21st, 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.
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Mar 10th, 1529
Exploring the South of Columbia Pizarro explored the South of Columbia as far as Equador reaching Peru.
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May 10th, 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.
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Jan 18th, 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)
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Nov 15th, 1532
Capturing Atahuallpa Pizarro reaches Cajamarca and captures Atahuallpa, the emperor of the Incas. Thousands of Incas were killed.
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Aug 29th, 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.
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Jan 6th, 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.
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Jun 26th, 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.