Pedro Durán y Cháves, II (c.1610 - 1681) MP

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Birthplace: Santa Fé, Provincia de Nuevo México, Virreinato de Nueva España
Death: Died in Probably Atrisco, Provincia de Nuevo México, Virreinato de Nueva España
Occupation: SEREGANT MAJOR
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Pedro Durán y Cháves, II

Nephew of Antonio Baca, was one of the four masked men who accompanied the assassin, Nicolas Ortiz in the murder of Governor Rosas, and for his complicity he was banished from New Mexico by Govenor Guzman.

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Pedro Durán y Cháves, II's Timeline

1610
1610
Santa Fé, Provincia de Nuevo México, Virreinato de Nueva España
1642
January 25, 1642
Age 32
Santa Fe, NM, USA

Corrupt and tyrannical ex-Governor of New Mexico murdered by Nicolás Ortiz, along with twelve other patriots. Rosas is alleged to have had an affair with Maria Perez de Bustillo, the wife of Nicolas Ortiz. Eight of these men were later executed for their involvement. Those involved included Luis Martín Serrano I, who kicked in the door to the room where Rosas was being held at the Casa de Reales, and Antonio Baca, his brother, Alonso Baca, Juan de Archuleta, Diego Marquez, Agustin Carvajal, Don Fernando Duran y Chaves, Cristobal Enriques, Juan Ruiz De Hinjos, Nicolas Perez de Bustillo, Juan de Archuleta, Diego Martin Barba, Francisco de Salazar Hachero, Pedro Duran y Chaves, Diego del Rio de Losa, Antonio De Salas, Francisco Lopez de Aragon, brothers Francisco and Juan II Lujan, Alonzo Ramirez de Salazar, Juan De Tapia, and Manuel de Peralta.

1643
1643
Age 33
New Mexico, United States
1681
1681
Age 71
Probably Atrisco, Provincia de Nuevo México, Virreinato de Nueva España
1991
January 14, 1991
Age 71
January 14, 1991
Age 71
April 26, 1991
Age 71
April 26, 1991
Age 71
1993
March 1, 1993
Age 71
March 1, 1993
Age 71