Conqueror of German origin born around and died in which was representative of the family Ehinger (last name, deformed by the chro. Ambrosio Alfinger — Maracaibo. Francisco Pizarro — Piura. Pedro de Heredia — Cartagena and Tolu. Francisco Pizarro — Arequipa. Sebastian. Ambrosius Ehinger (en espagnol Ambrosio Alfinger ou Ambrosio Ehinger) ( ?), fut un explorateur et conquistador allemand de territoires.

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Ambrosio Alfinger – translation – Spanish-English Dictionary

The city was renamed Maracaibo after the Spanish took possession. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Welser’s banking-house still exists, as does also the old family alfjnger, which is one of the curiosities of the city of Augsburg.

They crossed the Oca mountains, came over to Valleduparalong the Cesar Riverand finally to the Zapatosa qlfinger. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license:. He was to conquer the country at alfingr own expense, enlist only Spanish and Flemish troops, fit out two expeditions of four vessels, and build two cities and three forts within two years after taking possession. They possessed great riches, and Bartholomeus was created a prince of the empire and made privy councillor to the emperor, to whom he lent large sums, for the repayment of which he was granted, inthe newly discovered province of Venezuela.

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In August Ehinger made his first expedition to Lake Maracaibo which was bitterly opposed by the indigenous people, the Coquivacoa. As the country was reputed to contain gold-mines, he later obtained permission to send out German miners. In other languages Add links.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This page was ambdosio edited on 7 Mayat Creative Commons CC0 1. Ehinger received a poisoned arrow in the neck.

You can xmbrosio, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. Ehinger was a factor in Madrid for the Welser banking family when they began planning for the colonization of New Granada. Copyright holder Creative Commons CC0 1. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

Ambrosius Ehinger

View all coordinates using: Upon his return, Ehinger, with 40 horse and foot soldiers and an uncounted number of allied Indians, set off from Coro on September 1, on his second expedition to the alleged gold country to the west. After winning a series of bloody battles, he founded the settlement at Maracaibo on September 8, Retrieved from ” https: In virtue of this contract, Welser armed a fleet, which sailed from San Lucar de Barrameda early inunder the command of Ambrosio Alfinger q.


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As they made their way home, they were attacked by the Chitareros on May 27, Views View Edit History. Views Read Edit View history.

Description Box Ambrosio remains Alfinger. The following other wikis use this file: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His enterprise has been commended by many writers, and is eulogized by Henry Ternaux-Compans in his collection, but it was detrimental to the interests of the banker, whose losses in his colonization schemes were estimated to reach the sum of 3, florins.