1 of History's Most Evil Men
Impact on Today
- Pizarro took Inca leader Atahualpa prisoner and even after being offered a room 17ft x 22ft filled up to 9ft high with gold and 2 smaller rooms filled with silver (the equivalent of $1.6 billion dollars) he had the leader tried and executed.
- Pizarro killed the Sapa Incas wife.
- Excelled in torture
- There is a statue of him in San Martin (Trujillo, Peru)
- His mother was a lady of the night.
- Because he was born out of wedlock his name was not registered with the church. Learn more by clicking here. To watch the rest of the video click here.
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Fransisco Pizarro. N.d. Photograph. Palace of the Viceroys, Lima.
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Pizarro had the Inca leader Atahualpa tried executed after taking his gold.
Portrait of Pizarro
Machu Picchu was once a part of the Inca empire, which was eventually destroyed by a civil war and Spaniards.