How did Gonzalo Pizarro die?

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How did Gonzalo Pizarro die?

Francisco and Gonzalo Pizarro

Francisco and Gonzalo Pizarro were half-brothers and Spanish conquistadors in the 16th century. Both participated in the conquest of the Inca Empire. Francisco Pizarro was assassinated by rebels.

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Like Francisco Pizarro, Gonzalo Pizarro died horribly. He rebelled against the King of Spain, who sought to limit the exploitation of Native Americans by conquistadors. Pizarro was defeated at the Battle of Jaquijahuana. He was captured and beheaded on April 10, 1548.


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Francisco Pizarro: Route & Facts

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