lunes, 27 de abril de 2015

April 27: Nicolás Federman and Sebastían Belalcázar re-founded Bogotá in 1539.

First plane of the province of Santa Fe, built by Diego de Torres, Chief of Turmequé.

After the death of the Zipa, who ruled the Chibcha savanna of the Muiscas (local natives), the conqueror Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada and his troops abandoned the site by a fire caused by the native Muiscas.

Allegorical painting Foundation Bogota - Pedro Alcantara Quijano Montero

On April 27, 1539, Jiménez de Quesada celebrated the arrival of Nicolás Federman coming from Venezuela, and Sebastián de Belalcázar, coming from Founding to Cali.

Recoleta Church of San Diego, in actual 7th avenue with 26Th street career by Mark Edward drawing Walhouse 1850.

With the meeting the official founding of Bogotá was organized at the site of the current Plaza de Bolívar. They chose first the site for the Church; then the Government House, the jail, and, finally, the allocation of the first batches for residents of the new town.