Francisco Pizarro

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In History
  • Dec 30, 1476

    Birth

    Birth
    A famous latin leader is born on this day and his name is Francisco Pizarro. Francisco Pizarro was born in 1476 in Trujillo, Spain. His mother was very poor, but his dad was a Spanish noble.
  • Jul 11, 1513

    Pacific Ocean

    Pacific Ocean
    In 1513, Francisco Pizarro helped Vasco Núñez de Balboa discovered the Pacific Ocean. After conquering Peru, founded its capital city, Lima.
  • Mar 16, 1519

    Betrayal

    Betrayal
    In 1519, he arrested Balboa for treason on behalf of Pedrarias. Betraying his trustworthy and loyal partner that helped him on his expedition.
  • Nov 1, 1522

    Gold!!

    Gold!!
    Pizarro receives funding to make his own expedition and explore the land south of Panama. Pizarro reaches the coast of Colombia, but only finds a small quantity of gold.
  • Sep 9, 1524

    New Partners

    New Partners
    In 1524, Francisco Pizarro Formed a partnership with a rich priest, and Almagro to explore Peru. which in the end Almagro’s supporters stabbed Pizarro to death.
  • Feb 14, 1527

    First Voyage: Treasures

    First Voyage: Treasures
    In 1527, Pizarro and thirteen other men refuse to return to Panama until he found gold. They finally returned when finding silver, gold and jewelry.
  • Aug 7, 1532

    Second Expedition to Peru

    Second Expedition to Peru
    Francisco took another expedition to Peru where he claimed the land for Spain. He traveled with his 3 half-brothers. He held the Inca’s leader and made them paid the ransom but he killed their leader anyway.
  • Aug 29, 1534

    An Offer

    An Offer
    Atahuallpa offers a massive ransom for his release. The Inca Emperor offered his captives enough gold to fill the 22 foot room. The ransom was collected.
  • Jan 6, 1535

    Lima

    Lima
    Pizarro founded Lima, Peru which he called Ciudad de los Reyes meaning "City of the Kings." Francisco Pizarro destroyed the Inca capital of Cusco.
  • Jun 26, 1541

    Assassinated by Diego de Almagro II

    Assassinated by Diego de Almagro II
    Lima, Peru, Francisco Pizarro’s death was a violent one. He was eating supper when there was yelling down stairs to kill Pizarro. His two half brothers helped them fight off but they were killed, and soon after Francisco Pizarro was killed. He was 70 years old.
  • Period:
    Dec 30, 1476
    to
    Jun 26, 1541

    Francisco Pizarro