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Atahualpa (), also Atawallpa (Quechua), Atabalica, Atahuallpa, Atabalipa (c. 1502 – July 1533), was the last effective Incan emperor before his capture and execution during the Spanish conquest. Atahualpa was the son of the emperor Huayna Cápac, who died around 1525 along with his successor, Ninan Cuyochi, in a smallpox epidemic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Atahualpa has received more than 1,556,132 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Atahualpa is the 484th most popular politician (down from 467th in 2019), the most popular biography from Peru (up from 2nd in 2019) and the most popular Peruvian Politician.

Atahualpa was the last emperor of the Inca Empire. He was captured by Spanish conquistadors and executed in 1533.

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Among politicians, Atahualpa ranks 484 out of 15,577Before him are Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, Artaxerxes I of Persia, Richard II of England, Lycurgus of Sparta, Lucius Verus, and Peter II of Russia. After him are Alexios I Komnenos, Juan Perón, Charles IV of France, Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, Jiang Zemin, and Menachem Begin.

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Among people born in 1502, Atahualpa ranks 3Before him are Hurrem Sultan and Pope Gregory XIII. After him are John III of Portugal, La Malinche, Thomas Tallis, Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Miguel López de Legazpi, Pedro Nunes, Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Otto Henry, Elector Palatine, and Heinrich Aldegrever. Among people deceased in 1533, Atahualpa ranks 1After him are Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Vasili III of Russia, Ludovico Ariosto, Frederick I of Denmark, Lucas van Leyden, Huáscar, Veit Stoss, Túpac Huallpa, and Cornelis Engebrechtsz..

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Among people born in Peru, Atahualpa ranks 1 out of 232After him are Mario Vargas Llosa (1936), Isabel Allende (1942), Alberto Fujimori (1938), Javier Pérez de Cuéllar (1920), Carlos Castaneda (1925), Túpac Amaru (1545), Lina Medina (1933), Manco Cápac (1250), Pachacuti (1380), Túpac Amaru II (1738), and Rose of Lima (1586).

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Among politicians born in Peru, Atahualpa ranks 1After him are Alberto Fujimori (1938), Javier Pérez de Cuéllar (1920), Túpac Amaru (1545), Manco Cápac (1250), Pachacuti (1380), Manco Inca Yupanqui (1512), Huáscar (1490), Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441), Viracocha Inca (1310), Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938), and Túpac Huallpa (1510).