Pedro Arias Dávila

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Pedro Arias de Ávila (c. 1440 - March 6, 1531) (often Pedrarias Dávila) was a Spanish soldier and colonial administrator.wikipedia
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Panama City

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There he served as governor of Panama (1514–1526) and Nicaragua (1527–1531), and founded Panama City (1519).
The city of Panama was founded on August 15, 1519, by Spanish conquistador Pedro Arias Dávila.

Hernando de Soto

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Another of Pedrarias's daughters, known as Isabel Arias or Isabel de Bobadilla, to mark the female ancestors of the family, who was born when he was elderly, was married at Valladolid, Spain, 1537, to his loyal lieutenant, the successful conquistador and explorer of Florida and Mississippi, the Governor of Cuba, Hernando de Soto, (1500 - Mississippi river, 1542).
De Soto sailed to the New World with Pedrarias Dávila, appointed as the first Governor of Panama.

Santa María la Antigua del Darién

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They then proceeded to Darién, where Vasco Núñez de Balboa ruled as governor.
After Pascual de Andagoya, a Spanish-Basque conquistador under the direction of Panama governor Pedrarias Dávila, founded Panama City in 1519, Santa María la Antigua del Darién was abandoned and in 1524 was attacked and burned by the indigenous people.

Francisco Pizarro

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Moreover, he was a party to the original agreement with Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro which brought about the discovery of Peru, but withdrew (1526) for a small compensation, having lost confidence in the outcome.
. The following year, Pedro Arias Dávila became the newly appointed governor of Castilla de Oro and succeeded Balboa.

Pedro de los Ríos y Gutiérrez de Aguayo

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In the same year, he was superseded as Governor of Panama by Pedro de los Ríos and retired to León in Nicaragua, where he was named its new governor on July 1, 1527.
Pedro de los Ríos y Gutiérrez de Aguayo (died 1547) was a Spanish colonial administrator who succeeded Pedrarias Dávila as governor of Castilla del Oro (1526–1529) and of Nicaragua (1526–1527).

Gil González Dávila

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Dávila sent Gil González Dávila to explore to the north.
The governor, known as Pedrarias, resented this scrutiny of his taxing authority and encroachment on territory for which he had his own plans.

Peru

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Moreover, he was a party to the original agreement with Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro which brought about the discovery of Peru, but withdrew (1526) for a small compensation, having lost confidence in the outcome.
He said the name Birú was that of a common Indian happened upon by the crew of a ship on an exploratory mission for governor Pedro Arias de Ávila, and went on to relate more instances of misunderstandings due to the lack of a common language.

Diego de Almagro

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Moreover, he was a party to the original agreement with Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro which brought about the discovery of Peru, but withdrew (1526) for a small compensation, having lost confidence in the outcome.
Being wanted for justice, Don Luis de Polanco, making use of his influence, got Don Pedro Arias de Avila to allow him to embark in one of the ships that would go to the New World from the port of Sanlucar de Barrameda.

Nicaragua

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In the same year, he was superseded as Governor of Panama by Pedro de los Ríos and retired to León in Nicaragua, where he was named its new governor on July 1, 1527.
Córdoba was later publicly beheaded as a consequence for having defied the authority of his superior, Pedro Arias Dávila.

Panama

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The death of the New Governor, a change of position decided in Spain, Lope de Sosa, in 1520 before even landing and taking possession, the expeditions with military garrisons from Panamá and Nata, to reduce the "disorders" promoted by Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, a.k.a. Francisco Fernández de Córdoba, the diversion from New Governor of Castilla del Oro since 1526, now, more or less Panamá, Pedro de los Ríos, getting a nomination for himself as the new Governor of Nicaragua in 1527 tell us about the utmost energy of Dávila, already approaching his nineties.
In 1519, Pedrarias Dávila decided to establish the Spanish Empire's Pacific port at the site.

Francisco Hernández de Córdoba (founder of Nicaragua)

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The death of the New Governor, a change of position decided in Spain, Lope de Sosa, in 1520 before even landing and taking possession, the expeditions with military garrisons from Panamá and Nata, to reduce the "disorders" promoted by Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, a.k.a. Francisco Fernández de Córdoba, the diversion from New Governor of Castilla del Oro since 1526, now, more or less Panamá, Pedro de los Ríos, getting a nomination for himself as the new Governor of Nicaragua in 1527 tell us about the utmost energy of Dávila, already approaching his nineties. In 1524, he sent another expedition under Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, executed there in 1526 by the orders of Pedro Arias Dávila, by then aged over 85.
Cordoba was an officer of Pedro Arias Dávila, known also as Pedrarias Dávila.

León, Nicaragua

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In the same year, he was superseded as Governor of Panama by Pedro de los Ríos and retired to León in Nicaragua, where he was named its new governor on July 1, 1527.
It is a World Heritage Site and its founder is buried there, in a crypt beneath his statue, along with other figures including Pedrarias Dávila who had ordered his assassination.

New World

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He led the first great Spanish expedition to the mainland of the New World.

Henry IV of Castile

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His grandfather, Diego Arias de Ávila, was chief comptroller and a key adviser to King Enrique IV; his older brother was the Count of Puñonrostrohis; and his uncle was the Bishop of Segovia, a wealthy man who left Pedrarias a fortune.

John II of Castile

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As a boy, Pedrarias was a page in the court of King Juan II of Castile.

Isabella I of Castile

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Towards the end of 1485, he married an intimate friend of queen Isabella I of Spain, Isabel de Bobadilla y Peñalosa, the daughter of Francisco de Bobadilla who was appointed to succeed Christopher Columbus as the second governor of the Indies in 1499.

Francisco de Bobadilla

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Towards the end of 1485, he married an intimate friend of queen Isabella I of Spain, Isabel de Bobadilla y Peñalosa, the daughter of Francisco de Bobadilla who was appointed to succeed Christopher Columbus as the second governor of the Indies in 1499.

Christopher Columbus

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Towards the end of 1485, he married an intimate friend of queen Isabella I of Spain, Isabel de Bobadilla y Peñalosa, the daughter of Francisco de Bobadilla who was appointed to succeed Christopher Columbus as the second governor of the Indies in 1499.

Ferdinand II of Aragon

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In 1514, at the age of nearly seventy, he was made commander by King Ferdinand II of Aragon of the largest Spanish expedition (19 vessels and 1,500 men) hitherto sent to America.

Santa Marta

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They reached Santa Marta in Colombia in July 1514.

Colombia

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They reached Santa Marta in Colombia in July 1514.

Segovia

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This Maria de Peñalosa married in 1524 Rodrigo de Contreras, (Segovia, 1502 -????).

Valladolid

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Another of Pedrarias's daughters, known as Isabel Arias or Isabel de Bobadilla, to mark the female ancestors of the family, who was born when he was elderly, was married at Valladolid, Spain, 1537, to his loyal lieutenant, the successful conquistador and explorer of Florida and Mississippi, the Governor of Cuba, Hernando de Soto, (1500 - Mississippi river, 1542).

Spain

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Another of Pedrarias's daughters, known as Isabel Arias or Isabel de Bobadilla, to mark the female ancestors of the family, who was born when he was elderly, was married at Valladolid, Spain, 1537, to his loyal lieutenant, the successful conquistador and explorer of Florida and Mississippi, the Governor of Cuba, Hernando de Soto, (1500 - Mississippi river, 1542).