Viceroyalty of Peru
The Viceroyalty of Peru (Spanish: Virreinato del Perú) was a Spanish colonial administrative district, created in 1542, that originally contained most of Spanish-ruled South America, governed from...
Viceroyalty of Peru - Wikipedia
Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck
The discovery of the San Jose shipwreck has all the elements of a great drama: international political intrigue, a treasure of gold and emeralds worth up to $17 billion, and now, accusations of lies a...
History of Chile
Imagenes mas demostrativas de la historia nacional.
Historic Centre of Lima - Plaza Mayor, Lima
The Plaza Mayor or Plaza de Armas of Lima, is the birthplace [1] of the city of Lima, as well as the core of the city. Located in the Historic Centre of Lima...
Toledo Reforms
The Toledo Reforms were a series of reforms implemented by Francisco Álvarez de Toledo to Spain's policies in the Viceroyalty of Peru.The years 1533-1569 were considered the years of crisis and turmoi...
Bourbon Reforms
The Bourbon Reforms (in Spanish: Reformas Borbónicas) were a set of economic and political legislation introduced by the Spanish Crown under various kings of the House of Bourbon throughout the 18th c...
Cuzco School
The Cuzco School (Escuela Cuzqueña) was a Roman Catholic artistic tradition based in Cusco, Peru (the former capital of the Inca Empire) during the Colonial period, in the 16th, 17th and 18th centurie...
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Andean Baroque
Andean Baroque (Spanish: Barroco andino or arquitectura mestiza) is an artistic movement that appeared in the Viceroyalty of Peru (South America) between 1680 and 1780. It is located geographically be...
Andean Baroque - Wikipedia
Peruvian War of Independence
The Peruvian War of Independence was a series of military conflicts beginning in 1811 that culminated in the proclamation of the independence of Peru by José de San Martín on July 28, 1821. During the...
Peruvian War of Independence - Wikipedia
List of Viceroys of Peru
The following is a list of Viceroys of Peru.The viceroys of Peru ruled Viceroyalty of Peru from 1544 to 1826 in the name of the King of Spain. The territories under de jure rule by the viceroys includ...
List of Viceroys of Peru - Wikipedia
History of Chile
The territory of Chile has been populated since at least 12,000 B.C. By the 16th century, Spanish conquistadors began to subdue and colonize the region of present-day Chile, and the territory became a...
History of Chile - Wikipedia
Pedro de Toledo, 1st Marquis of Mancera
Pedro Álvarez de Toledo y Leiva, 1st Marquis of Mancera (c. 1585–1654), was a Spanish nobleman, general, colonial administrator, and diplomat. He served as Captain General of Galicia and Viceroy...
Pedro de Toledo, 1st Marquis of Mancera - Wikipedia
Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck
The discovery of the San Jose shipwreck has all the elements of a great drama: international political intrigue, a treasure of gold and emeralds worth up to $17 billion, and now, accusations of lies a...
Francisco Hernández Girón
Francisco Hernández Girón, born in Cáceres, Extremadura, died in Lima on December 7, 1554, was a Spanish conquistador.Hernández Girón arrived in Peru in 1535 with, among others, the future governor Bl...
Francisco Hernández Girón - Wikipedia
José Antonio de Areche
José Antonio de Areche Zornoza (died 1788) was a Spanish visitador in Peru (1777–82). He was responsible for the execution of Inca rebel Túpac Amaru II, his family and coconspirators.
Before his a...
Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus (Italian: Cristoforo Colombo; Spanish: Cristóbal Colón; Portuguese: Cristóvão Colombo; born between 31 October 1450 and 30 October 1451, died 20 May 1506) was an Itali...
Christopher Columbus - Wikipedia
Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Merced (Lima)
The Basílica Menor y Convento de Nuestra Señora de la Merced (Basilica and Convent of Our Lady of Mercy, in English) is a religious building in Peru which was built by Fray Miguel de Orenes in 1535, t...
Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Merced (Lima) - Wikipedia
Spanish colonization of the Americas
Colonial expansion under the crown of Castile was initiated by the Spanish conquistadores and developed by the Monarchy of Spain through its administrators and missionaries. The motivations for coloni...
Spanish colonization of the Americas - Wikipedia
Cathedral of Lima
The Basilica Cathedral of Lima is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the Plaza Mayor of downtown Lima, Peru. Construction began in 1535, and the building has undergone many reconstructions and tra...
Cathedral of Lima - Wikipedia
Alonso de Góngora Marmolejo
Alonso de Góngora Marmolejo (1523–1575) was a Spanish conquistador and chronicler of the early conquest and settlement of the Kingdom of Chile, and the start of the Arauco War.
Marmolejo was born ...
Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa
The Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa ("Basílica Catedral", in Spanish) is located in the "Plaza de Armas" of the city of Arequipa, province of Arequipa, Peru. It is the most important Catholic church o...
Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa - Wikipedia
Repartimiento
The Repartimiento ([repartiˈmjento]) (Spanish, "distribution, partition, or division") was a colonial forced labor system imposed upon the indigenous population of Spanish America and the Philippines....
Plaza Mayor of Lima
The Plaza Mayor or Plaza de Armas of Lima, is the birthplace of the city of Lima, as well as the core of the city. Located in the Historic Centre of Lima, it is surrounded by the Government Palace, C...
Plaza Mayor of Lima - Wikipedia
Huanca people
The Huancas, Wancas, or Wankas are a Quechua people living in the Junín Region of central Peru, in and around the Mantaro Valley.
The southern branch of Huanca people are called the Wanka Waylla Q...
Huanca people - Wikipedia
Capillana
Capillana (d. 1549) was a north Peruvian female ruler prior to the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors. When conquistador Francisco Pizarro arrived in the northern parts of Peru he sent a group of me...
Francisco de Carvajal
Francisco de Carvajal (1464 – April 10, 1548) was a Spanish military officer, conquistador, and explorer remembered as "the demon of the Andes" due to his brutality and uncanny military skill in...
Francisco de Carvajal - Wikipedia