Pedro de Alvarado

1485 - 1541

Pedro de Alvarado

Pedro de Alvarado y Contreras (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo ðe alβaˈɾaðo]; Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain, ca. 1485 – Guadalajara, New Spain, 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 Mexico led by Hernán Cortés. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pedro de Alvarado has received more than 361,743 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 262nd most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Pedro de Alvarado ranks 262 out of 1,194Before him are Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Eumenes, Wilhelm Bittrich, Sanada Yukimura, Władysław Sikorski, and Otto Kretschmer. After him are Reinhard Gehlen, Slobodan Praljak, Rochus Misch, Jacques MacDonald, Karl-Otto Koch, and Italo Balbo.

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Among people born in 1485, Pedro de Alvarado ranks 7Before him are Hernán Cortés, Catherine of Aragon, Giovanni da Verrazzano, Dragut, Sebastiano del Piombo, and Thomas Cromwell. After him are Clément Janequin, Johannes Bugenhagen, Balthasar Hubmaier, Joos van Cleve, Wolf Huber, and Hugh Latimer. Among people deceased in 1541, Pedro de Alvarado ranks 5Before him are Paracelsus, Francisco Pizarro, Johann Georg Faust, and Margaret Tudor. After him are Gazi Husrev-beg, Bernard van Orley, Francysk Skaryna, Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, Jean Clouet, Andreas Karlstadt, and Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Pedro de Alvarado ranks 204 out of 1,895Before him are Al-Hakam II (915), Judah Halevi (1079), Brunhilda of Austrasia (543), Maria Anna of Spain (1606), María Isabella of Spain (1789), and Francisco de Quevedo (1584). After him are Luis Carrero Blanco (1904), Carmen Amaya (1913), Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar (1465), Louis Blanc (1811), Berengaria of Navarre (1165), and Jacinto Benavente (1866).


Among military personnels born in Spain, Pedro de Alvarado ranks 2Before him are Roland (736). After him are Pedro de Valdivia (1497), Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba (1453), Juan Pujol García (1912), John of Austria the Younger (1629), José Sanjurjo (1872), Antonio Tejero (1932), Álvaro de Bazán, 1st Marquess of Santa Cruz (1526), Gaius Laelius (-300), Serena (365), and Inés Suárez (1507).

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