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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Ehinger received a poisoned arrow in the neck. In virtue of this contract, Welser armed a fleet, which sailed from San Lucar de Barrameda early inunder aldinger command of Ambrosio Alfinger q. He was the head of the banking-firm of Welser Brothers, who claimed descent from the Byzantine general Belisarius. Seekers of El Dorado.

Retrieved from ” https: His enterprise has been commended by many writers, and is eulogized ajbrosio Henry Ternaux-Compans in his collection, but it was detrimental to the interests of the banker, whose losses in his colonization schemes were anbrosio to reach the sum of 3, florins.

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They crossed the Oca mountains, came over to Valleduparalong the Cesar Riverand finally to the Zapatosa marsh. As the country was zlfinger to contain gold-mines, he later obtained permission to send out German miners.


Ambrosius Ehinger

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. Retrieved from ” https: As they made their way home, they were alfinegr by the Chitareros on May 27, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. In August Ehinger made his first expedition to Lake Maracaibo which was bitterly opposed by the indigenous people, the Coquivacoa. He was to conquer the country at his own expense, enlist only Spanish and Flemish troops, fit out two expeditions of four vessels, and ambrowio two cities and three forts within two years after taking possession. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. After Alfinger’s death inGeorg von Speier q.

Welser’s banking-house still exists, as does also the old family mansion, which is one of the curiosities of the city of Augsburg.

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. Summary [ edit ] Description Box Ambrosio remains Alfinger. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

After Speier’s death in the crown of Spain claimed the right to appoint the governor, and finally, inCharles V. Creative Commons CC0 1.

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There the expedition rested about 3 months, then it continued south, where they met fierce resistance from the indigenous tribes, so they turned east, along the Lebrija River. Box Ambrosio remains Alfinger. View all coordinates using: This page was last edited on 7 Mayat OpenStreetMap – Google Earth. The following other wikis use this file: This page was last edited on 26 Julyat This page was last edited on 25 Novemberat You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.


Description Box Ambrosio remains Alfinger. The city was renamed Maracaibo after the Spanish took possession.

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Retrieved from ” https: Goldmann Authority control GND: Views Read Edit View history. During this expedition alfinher were forced to eat their horses and dogs, and lost most of their Indian allies, many dying from the cold as they crossed the mountains. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4. Los Puertos de Altagracia.

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Ehinger came down with malaria and decided to recuperate in the relatively civilized comforts of Hispaniolaso he handed temporary authority over to Federmann on July 30, Ehinger was a factor in Madrid for the Welser banking family when they began planning for the colonization of New Granada. After winning a series of bloody battles, he founded ambrozio settlement at Maracaibo on September 8, Views Read Edit View history.

The expedition returned without him to Coro.