Francisco Pizarro (around 1471 to 26. June 1541) was a Spanish conquistador who conquered the Inca Empire, captured and killed Incan emperor Atahualpa and made it a Spanish territory. The end of the Incan Empire (1438 to 1533).
From his death to 1891 his coffin was placed at various places at the cathedral but finally gave it a final place in this tomb.
1977 a wooden coffin was discovered in a crypt with his name on it. The remains were examined and it was confirmed it was his remains and the real coffin was placed in the tomb.
To the right of the tomb is a display of the remains.