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Lautaro’s Biography

Lautaro's Biography Lautaro (original name Leftraru) was a Mapuche military chief who confronted the Spanish troops of Pedro de Valdivia who tried to occupy and colonize Chile. He was the protagonist of the Arauco War that lasted for many years. It is estimated that he was born around 1534 in some

Biography of Pedro de Valdivia

Biography of Pedro de Valdivia Summary Family Europe Indies Historical importance Summary Pedro de Valdivia was a Spanish military officer, conqueror and politician of Extremaduran origin, specifically from Castuera (La Serena district, Badajoz, Extremadura) born in 1500. At a very young age he enlisted and took part in the Italian wars in Europe