Juan Pizarro (* 1511 in Trujillo , † 1536 in Cusco ) was a Spanish conquistador . He was the youngest of the Pizarro brothers .
Juan Pizarro followed his brother Francisco to the New World in 1530 and was involved in the conquest of the Inca Empire .
During the uprising of the Inca Manco Cápac II used by the Spaniards in 1536, he was among the besieged in the city of Cusco . He took part in the storming of the fortress Sacsayhuamán and was hit by a stone projectile. Not wearing a helmet due to an injury, his skull fractured and died two weeks later.
- John Hemming: The Conquest of the Incas. Mariner, Boston 2012, ISBN 978-0-15-602826-4 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Spanish conquistador|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1511|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Trujillo|
|DATE OF DEATH||1536|
|Place of death||Cusco|