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1453, Sep 11515, Dec 2
a Spanish general who fought in the Conquest of Granada and the Italian Wars. He reorganized the emerging Spanish army and its tactics, and was regarded as the "father of trench warfare". He was also called "The Great Captain" (Spanish: El gran capitán). Many influential men fought under him (including Francisco Pizarro's father), and he was admired by the generation of conquistadors which followed.
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04/28/1503-Battle of Cerignola: Spanish army under Gonzalo de Cordoba beats France
12/29/1503-Battle of Garigliano, Spanish army under Gonzalo de Cordoba beats France
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