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Gonzalo Pizarro y Rodríguez

Gonzalo Pizarro y Rodríguez de Aguilar (1446-1522) was a Spanish Captain from the region of Extremadura who participated in several campaigns in Italy and Navarre. He is most famed for fathering the four Pizarro brothers, Francisco (born 1471 to 1478), Hernando (born 1478 to 1508), Gonzalo (born 1502) and Juan (born 1511), who conquered and destroyed the Inca Empire.
His cousin fathered the also-famed conquistador Hernando Cortes, the conqueror of the Aztec Empire.

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