Francisco Pizarro

By: Daniel K

About Pizarro

Pizarro lead the Spanish in south america, He also joined expeditions into central and south america in 1519, Pizarro also help found the colony of panama, Pizarro also spent a year conquering settlements along the coast. He spent most of his time also trying to conquer the Incan Empire in 1524 and in 1526. Pizarro wiped over 2,000 Incas and captured their ruler, He back stabbed their ruler by asking the new ruler if they could talk and he set a trap and killed all of their soldiers and said if he didn't tell him something he would kill him. Even though the leader told him what he wanted Pizarro still killed him. After Pizarro killed the leader he and his soldiers took all of the gold from the Incas and made Spain rich with it.

A little bit more about Francisco Pizarro:

Spanish explorer and conquistador Francisco Pizarro helped Vasco Nunez DE Balboa discover the Pacific Ocean, and after conquering Peru, founded its capital city, Lima.