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Pedro de Alvarado

1485 - 1541

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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 Cortés. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pedro de Alvarado has received more than 521,500 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Pedro de Alvarado is the 241st most popular military personnel (up from 285th in 2019), the 184th most popular biography from Spain (up from 219th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Spanish Military Personnel.

Pedro de Alvarado was a Spanish conquistador who was most famous for his role in the conquest of the Aztec Empire.

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Among military personnels, Pedro de Alvarado ranks 241 out of 1,468Before him are Erich Hoepner, Hans von Seeckt, Muhammad bin Qasim, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Maurice Gamelin, and Werner Mölders. After him are Marcus Claudius Marcellus, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, Zhang Liao, Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Khalifa Haftar, and Andrey Yeryomenko.

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Among people born in 1485, Pedro de Alvarado ranks 6Before him are Hernán Cortés, Catherine of Aragon, Dragut, Thomas Cromwell, and Giovanni da Verrazzano. After him are Sebastiano del Piombo, Clément Janequin, Joos van Cleve, Johannes Bugenhagen, Wolf Huber, and Sayyida al Hurra. Among people deceased in 1541, Pedro de Alvarado ranks 5Before him are Paracelsus, Francisco Pizarro, Margaret Tudor, and Johann Georg Faust. After him are Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, Francysk Skaryna, Gazi Husrev-beg, Henry IV, Duke of Saxony, Jean Clouet, Bernard van Orley, and Thomas Culpeper.

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Among people born in Spain, Pedro de Alvarado ranks 184 out of 2,932Before him are Princess Isabella of Parma (1741), Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía (1510), Fernando Sor (1778), Joan Enric Vives Sicília (1949), Frederick III of Sicily (1272), and Tirso de Molina (1579). After him are Adolfo Suárez (1932), Luis Carrero Blanco (1904), Camilo José Cela (1916), Al-Hakam II (915), Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895), and Andrés Segovia (1893).