Jorge Robledo (conquistador)
Bust of Jorge Robledo in Medellín.
|Nickname(s)||Conquistador of Antioquia|
|Born||Úbeda, Jaén, Spain|
Caldas Department, New Kingdom of Granada
|Years of service||1521–1543|
|Battles/wars||Italian War of 1521–1526
Battle of Cajamarca
Spanish conquest of the Chibchan Nations
Jorge Robledo (1500–1546) was a Spanish conquistador. He traveled in Colombia, Guatemala, and Peru. He founded the cities of Santa Ana de los Caballeros (current Anserma, Caldas, 1539), Cartago, Valle del Cauca (Arma, 1540) and Santa Fe de Antioquia (1541) He was executed by Sebastián de Belalcázar over a dispute of the Governorship of these towns.
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