Tuesday, September 16, 2008

"La Maldición Peruana" y El Destino de los Pizarro - "The Peruvian Curse" and The Destiny of the Pizarros

La “maldición peruana” según aparece en una de las vitrinas del Museo: "Casa Museo Pizarro" de la Ciudad de Trujillo, en España. Fotógrafo: © Manuel González Olaechea y Franco, quien la tomó el 12 de octubre de 2007 y la publicó bajo las licencias, GFDL or GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 y CC or Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported.

The Peruvian Curse from the museum: "Casa Museo Pizarro" located in the city of Trujillo in Spain. Photographer" Manuel Gonzáles Olaechea y Franco. Photo Taken on October 12, 2007 and released under GFDL Ver. 1.2 and CC by SA 3.0 Unported.

Translation from the original text that appears in the photo:

"Peru did not bring good luck to the Pizarros. Juan Pizarro died at the Siege of Cuzco in 1536. Gonzalo, one of the strongest members of the family, incited a rebellion against the King of Spain and was executed in 1548. The only one that survived from the four brothers was, Hernando, but the Peruvian Curse was also part in his life. In 1539 He returned to Spain; however, he was accused of the death of who would have been the partner of Francisco Pizarro, Diego de Almagro, by the "Almagristas" [That is, the Followers and family members of Diego de Almagro]. He Was sentenced and incarcerated in the castle of la Mota, where he remained
for 20 years. In 1561. Right after he was freed, he went to live in Trujillo (Extremadura, Spain) were he built what is now Called the "El Palacio de la Conquista - The Palace of the Conquest".

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