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30 Bizarre And Interesting Facts About Francisco Pizarro

Francisco Pizarro was a Spanish explorer and conqueror who is credited with bringing down the Inca Empire in the 1530s, becoming rich from the gold and silver he took on his plunders. He was born into poverty in 1476 in Trujillo, Spain, to Captain Gonzalo Pizarro Rodriquez de Aguilar, an infantry colonel, and Francisca Gonzales…

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About Timur

Timur, also known as Tamerlane, was a Turco-Mongol conqueror. As the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persian and Central Asia, he became the first ruler in the Timurid dynasty. According to John Joseph Saunders, Timur’s background was Iranized and not steppe nomadic. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and fascinating facts about…