Pedro de Alvarado (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo ðe alβaˈɾaðo]; c. 1485 – 4 July 1541) was a Spanish conquistador and governor of Guatemala. He participated in the conquest of Cuba, in Juan de Grijalva's exploration of the coasts of the Yucatán Peninsula and the Gulf of Mexico, and in the conquest of the Aztec Empire led by Hernán ...
Pedro de Alvarado, Spanish conquistador who helped conquer Mexico and Central America for Spain in the 16th century. He also served as governor of Guatemala (1527–31, 1537–41). He died while attempting to quell an Indian uprising in central Mexico. Learn more about Alvarado.
Cortés despatched Pedro de Alvarado with 180 cavalry, 300 infantry, 4 cannons, and thousands of allied warriors from central Mexico; they arrived in Soconusco in 1523. Soconusco, 1523–1524. Pedro de Alvarado passed through Soconusco with a sizeable force in 1523, en route to conquer Guatemala.
Pedro de Alvarado (1485-1541) was a Spanish conquistador and one of Hernan Cortes' top lieutenants during the conquest of the Aztec Empire (1519-1521). He also took part in the conquest of the Maya civilizations of Central America and the Inca of Peru.
Pedro de Alvarado  (pā´ŧħrō dā älvärä´ŧħō), 1486–1541, Spanish conquistador. He went to Hispaniola (1510), sailed in the expedition (1518) of Juan de Grijalva, and was the chief lieutenant of Hernán Cortés  in the conquest of Mexico.
Pedro de Alvarado (Mexico, 1519–1521, Guatemala, El Salvador 1523–1527, Peru, 1533–1535, Mexico, 1540–1541) Francisco Pizarro (Perú, 1509–1535) Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada (Colombia, 1536–1539, Venezuela, 1569–1572) Pedro Fernández de Lugo (Canary Island, Colombia 1509–1536)
The states in the Belize central highlands flourished until the 1525 arrival of Spanish conquistador Pedro de Alvarado. Called "The Invader" by the Mayan people, he immediately began subjugating the Indian states. Guatemala was part of the Captaincy General of Guatemala for nearly 330 years.
The famous conquistador Pedro de Alvarado, coming to the aid of acting governor Cristóbal de Oñate, led an attack on Nochistlán. However, the Chichimecas counter-attacked and Alvarado's forces were routed.
The Conquistador Pedro de Alvarado led the initial Spanish efforts to conquer Guatemala. After they arrived in the New World, the Spanish started several expeditions to Guatemala, beginning in 1519. Before long, Spanish contact resulted in an epidemic that devastated native populations.
En el espacio de una noche, los soldados españoles, encabezados por Pedro de Alvarado, atacaron a traición a los participantes desarmados del ritual religioso en honor de Tezcatlipoca en el Templo Mayor y los masacraron de manera sistemática, cerrando el escape a quienes pretendían huir, rematando a los heridos, atravesando con sus lanzas a los ...