Diego de Almagro Timeline

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  • c. 1475 - 1538
    Life of the Spanish conquistador Diego de Almagro.
  • c. 1475
    Diego de Almagro is born in Almagro in the province of Extremadura, Spain.
  • 1514
    Diego de Almagro joins an expedition to Panama.
  • 1524
    Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro embark on their first expedition to explore South America.
  • 1526
    Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro embark on their second expedition to South America.
  • Dec 1530
    Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro embark on their third expedition to South America.
  • Jan 1535
    Diego de Almagro is made the governor of Cusco.
  • Jul 1535
    Diego de Almagro leads a 20-month long expedition to explore Chile.
  • Apr 1537
    Diego de Almagro returns to Cusco.
  • 26 Apr 1538
    Diego de Almagro is defeated at the Battle of Las Salinas by a force loyal to Francisco Pizarro.
  • 8 Jul 1538
    Diego de Almagro is found guilty of treason and strangled in his prison cell.
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