Juan Pizarro

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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.