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Lautaro

(loutä`rō), c.1533–57, leader of the AraucaniansAraucanians
, South American people, occupying most of S central Chile at the time of the Spanish conquest (1540). The Araucanians were an agricultural people living in small settlements.
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 in their nearly successful attempt to reconquer S central Chile from the Spanish. He was captured by the Spanish conquistador, Pedro de ValdiviaValdivia, Pedro de
, c.1500–1554, Spanish conquistador, conqueror of Chile. One of Francisco Pizarro's best officers in the conquest of Peru, educated, energetic, somewhat less cruel and avaricious than his fellow conquerors, Valdivia obtained permission from Pizarro to
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, but escaped and returned to his people in 1553, when they began the struggle for freedom. In a memorable battle in Dec., 1553, near Tucapel, Lautaro sent one band after another against a force under Valdivia. Not one Spaniard escaped death. Aiming at nothing less than the reconquest of Chile, he won several more battles, destroyed cities such as ConcepciónConcepción
, city (1990 est. pop. 306,464), capital of Biobío region, S central Chile, near the mouth of the Biobío River. It is an industrial and commercial center and Chile's third largest city.
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, and finally advanced on Santiago, the capital. Lautaro was betrayed by one of his own people and surprised in his encampment; he fell in battle. Resistance continued under CaupolicánCaupolicán
, d. 1558, leader of the Araucanians who fiercely resisted the Spanish conquest of Chile. He attempted to carry on the reconquest begun by Lautaro and won a victory over the Spanish conquistador Pedro de Valdivia.
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. Lautaro, who figures in Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga's epic, La Araucana, later became the symbol of Chilean independence.
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But Scaloni will pick five forwards for this Copa America - and Lionel Messi (above), Mauro Icardi, Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Martinez and Lautaro Martinez are the names in the frame.
I've heard I had an with Aguero, it's absolutely However, the Argentina coach is set to pick five forwards for the Copa America - and Lionel Messi, Mauro Icardi, Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Martinez and Lautaro Martinez are the names in the frame.
Lautaro Martinez finished off a superb counter attack to pull Argentina back into the game after 59 minutes but their hopes were short lived and Venezuela's Josef Martinez made it 3-1 from the penalty spot with a quarter of an hour remaining.
Le selectionneur argentin, en place depuis le Mondial en remplacement de Jorge Sampaoli, a precise que Messi serait aligne aux cotes de Lautaro Martinez et de Gonzalo Martinez dans le trio d'attaquants.
Mauro Icardi fired an effort wide of the near post and interim Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni sent Lautaro Martinez on for Juventus striker Paulo Dybala, who failed to break his international duck on his 16th appearance.
Iraq's Amjed Kadhim, left, competes for the ball with Argentina's Lautaro Martinez during the 4-0 defeat in Saudi Arabia (AP)
Conoci a Patricio en el verano de 1967 con ocasion de trabajos de prospeccion en la desembocadura del rio Loa, del Programa de Arqueologia y Museos, Universidad de Chile Antofagasta, dirigido por Lautaro Nunez.