Why is Francisco Pizarro important in the story

Who was Francisco Pizarro?

Francisco Pizarro (* around 1478 / ° 1541) was, so it can be read everywhere, a Spanish swineherd who was not able to write and read, but who nevertheless achieved some fame as a conquistador (-> conqueror) in the course of his life and - driven by his insatiable pursuit of gold - played a key role in the raids in the Inca Empire in Peru (-> in western South America).

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