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List of famous male conquistadors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male conquistadors list contains the most prominent and top males known for being conquistadors. There are thousand of males working as conquistadors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic conquistadors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a conquistador then the people below should give you inspiration.

List ranges from Juan de la Cosa to Juan de Grijalva and more.

While this isn't a list of all male conquistadors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male conquistadors?" and "Who are the best male conquistadors?"
Francisco Pizarro is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Conquistadors
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Francisco Pizarro González was a Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incan Empire. Pizarro González was born in Trujillo, Spain, the illegitimate son of Gonzal Pizarro, an infantry colonel, and Francisc González, a woman of means. His exact birth date is uncertain, but is believed to be sometime ...more

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Birthplace: Trujillo, Cáceres, Spain

Profession: Conquistador

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Hernán Cortés is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Conquistadors
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Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro, 1st Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca was a Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of mainland Mexico under the rule of the King of Castile in the early 16th century. Cortés was part of the ...more

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Age: Died at 62 (1485-1547)

Birthplace: Medellín, Spain, Spain

Profession: Conquistador

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Francisco de Orellana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Conquistadors
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Francisco de Orellana was a Spanish explorer and conquistador. He completed the first known navigation of the entire length of the Amazon River, which initially was named "Rio de Orellana." He also founded the city of Guayaquil in what is now Ecuador. ...more

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Age: Died at 35 (1511-1546)

Birthplace: Trujillo, Cáceres, Spain

Profession: Conquistador

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Gonzalo Pizarro is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Conquistadors
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Gonzalo Pizarro y Alonso was a Spanish conquistador and younger paternal half-brother of Francisco Pizarro, the conqueror of the Inca Empire. Bastard son of Captain Gonzalo Pizarro y Rodríguez de Aguilar who as colonel of infantry served in the Italian campaigns under Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, ...more

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Age: Died at 38 (1510-1548)

Birthplace: Trujillo, Cáceres, Spain

Profession: Conquistador

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