Beneharo

Bronze statue of Beneharo ( Candelaria, Tenerife).

Beneharo was a Guanche king of Menceyato de Anaga on the island of Tenerife.

Beneharo made peace in 1492 with Lope de Salazar, who had been sent by the governor of Gran Canaria Francisco Maldonado. After a slave raid shortly after against the Guanches of Anaga, the mencey withdrew its support to the Europeans although after the landing of Alonso Fernández de Lugo renewed the peace with the Castilians.[1]

A bronze statue of Beneharo is located in Candelaria with the other menceyes Guanches of Tenerife.

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