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Jorge Robledo
Bust of Jorge Robledo in Medellín.
Nickname Conquistador of Antioquia
Died 1546
Place of birth Úbeda, Jaén, Spain
Place of death Caldas Department, New Kingdom of Granada
Allegiance Spanish Empire
Service/branch Conquistadores
Years of service 1521–1543
Rank Marshal
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.

Signature of Jorge Robledo

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