Diego de Mazariegos

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Diego Mazariegos y Porres ( [1] conquistador. He conquered Chiapas in Mexico, and in 1528, together with Andrés de la Tovilla, founded San Cristóbal de las Casas (as Villa Real de Chiapa de los Españoles) and Chiapa de Corzo (as Villa Real de Chiapa de los Indios). He was the first Lieutenant Governor of Chiapas from 1528 to 1529.

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  1. (in Spanish) Archivo Nacional de Cuba, 1957, Boletín del Archivo Nacional, Volume 55, p206