Diego de Almagro Biography

Diego de Almagro, also known as El Adelantado and El Viejo, was a Spanish conquistador and a companion and later rival of Francisco Pizarro. He participated in the Spanish conquest of Peru and is credited as the first European discoverer of Chile.

Almagro lost his left eye battling with coastal natives in the New World. In 1525 he joined the Pizarro brothers and Hernándo de Luque at Panama for the conquest of Peru. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Diego de Almagro
Nationality:
Spain
Profession:
Conquistador
Ethnicity:
Castilian people
Date of Death:
July 8, 1538
Age at Death:
unknown
Cause of Death:
Decapitation
Diego de Almagro Timeline
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