Francisco pizarro

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Francisco pizarro

  1. 1. Francisco Pizarro Luis González-Miret Zaragoza Enrique Gamarro Sanmartín
  2. 2. Who was Francisco Pizarro?
  3. 3. Who was Francisco Pizarro? <ul><li>Francisco Pizarro was a very important Spanish conqueror in the Modern Age. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why he is important?
  5. 5. Why he is important? <ul><li>Pizarro was important because he conquered the Inca Empire and Peru, and because he found Lima (Peru’s capital) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Biography
  7. 7. Biography <ul><li>He was born in 1471, 1476 or 1478 in Trujillo (Extremadura). </li></ul><ul><li>He conquered the Inca empire between 1532 and 1533 </li></ul><ul><li>He founded Lima in 1535 </li></ul><ul><li>26 June of 1541 he died. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Expeditions
  9. 9. Expeditions <ul><li>Pizarro did three important expeditions: the first in 1524 to Panama, the second in 1526 to the north of Nicaragua and the third in 1527 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Pizarro’s equestrian statue
  11. 11. Pizarro’s equestrian statue <ul><li>It was built by Charles Carly Rumsey, an important American sculptor. There are three copies, one in Trujillo, another in Lima and the last in Buffalo </li></ul>
  12. 12. The End

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