(1495-1541) Spanish conquistador who was second command to Hernan Cortes during the conquest of Mexico.

Pedro de Alvarado

(1495-1541) Spanish conquistador who was second command to Hernan Cortes during the conquest of Mexico.

(1475-1519) Spanish conquistador

Vasco Nunez de Balboa

(1475-1519) Spanish conquistador

(1485-1547) Spanish conquistador and conqueror of Mexico

Hernando Cortez

(1485-1547) Spanish conquistador and conqueror of Mexico

An illustration of Francisco Pizarro's house while he resided in Peru.

Francisco Pizarro's House

An illustration of Francisco Pizarro's house while he resided in Peru.

An illustration of the meeting between Francisco Pizarro, a Spanish conquistador and conqueror of the Incan empire, and Atahualpa, last sovereign emperor of the Inca empire.

Meeting Between Pizzaro and Atahualpa

An illustration of the meeting between Francisco Pizarro, a Spanish conquistador and conqueror of the…

Tree of Triste Noche represents the remains of the tree under which Cortes and his followers gathered after that eventful night.

Tree of Triste Noche

Tree of Triste Noche represents the remains of the tree under which Cortes and his followers gathered…