Inca leader Atahualpa sentenced to execution, 1533
Spanish conqueror Pizarro orders the Inca ruler Atahualpa to be led instantly to execution in Peru, 1533.
Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration
© North Wind Picture Archives
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