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Biography of Alonzo Alvarado


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Alvarado, Alonzo, one of the Spanish conquerors of Mexico under Cortez, and of Peru under Pizarro. He was defeated and made prisoner by Almagro. He afterwards joined De Castro (1542), and was lieutenant-general of the army which suppressed the rebellion of Gonzalo Pizarro in 1548. Died, 1554.