Description

During battle of Cajamarca Francisco Pizarro, the Spanish explorer and conquistador, and 167 armored men kill some 3,000 to 8,000 unarmed guards and capture the Incan emperor, Atahualpa, which opens stage of the conquest of the pre-Columbian Inca civilisation of Peru

Location

Inca Empire

Rate

Strong importance (9)

Sphere

Wars & Terrorism

Images

Contemporary engraving of the Battle of Cajamarca

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