Visual Timeline: Atahualpa
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1425 CE - 1532 CE: The Inca Empire flourishes in South America.
1526 CE - 1532 CE: Civil war between the Inca leaders Waskar and Atahualpa. Atahualpa wins.
1530 CE: The Inca empire reaches its greatest extent.
1532 CE: Francsico Pizarro and the Spanish conquistadors arrive in South America.
1532 CE - 1533 CE: Reign of Inca ruler Atahualpa.
1532 CE: Battle of Cajamarca where the Inca leader Atahualpa is captured and held for ransom by Spanish forces led by Francisco Pizarro.
1533 CE: The Inca leader Atahualpa is executed.
1533 CE: Francisco Pizarro takes the Inca capital of Cuzco.
1535 CE: Francsico Pizarro founds Lima (Ciudad de Los Reyes) as the capital of Spanish Peru.