Death of Pedro de Alvarado

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 06 July 2022

A scene from the 16th-century Codex Telleriano-Remensis showing the death of Pedro de Alvarado (c. 1485-1541), the Spanish conquistador who became the first governor of Guatemala in 1527. Alvarado was killed in Mexico when his horse fell on top of him. (National Library of France, Paris)

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