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Pizarro, Francisco

     
Pizarro, Francisco
(?1475-1541) a Spanish explorer and conquistador, who went to South America in 1524. He defeated the Incas, killed their king, and took control of Peru for Spain. He was famous for his cruelty and his love of gold.

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