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Juan Tafur

Juan Tafur was a Spanish conquistador who participated in the Spanish conquest of the Muisca people. He was a cousin of fellow conquistadors Martín Yañéz Tafur, Hernán Venegas Carrillo and Pedro Fernández de Valenzuela. Juan Tafur was five times encomendero of Santa Fe de Bogotá. He also received the encomiendas of Pasca, Chipaque and Usaquén. The encomienda of Suesca was shared between Tafur and Gonzalo García Zorro... Read More

Born1500
Córdoba, Spain
DiedUnknown
Unknown, New Kingdom of Granada
NationalityCastilian
OccupationConquistador
Years active1518-1541
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