WRITER

Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala

1535 - 1615

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Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala (ca. 1535 – after 1616), also known as Huamán Poma or Wamán Poma, was a Quechua nobleman known for chronicling and denouncing the ill treatment of the natives of the Andes by the Spanish after their conquest. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala has received more than 143,869 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala is the 1,911th most popular writer (up from 2,167th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Peru (up from 114th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Peruvian Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala ranks 1,911 out of 5,794Before him are Lady Randolph Churchill, Arne Garborg, I. L. Peretz, Anthony Trollope, Nicolás Guillén, and Julien Gracq. After him are Telesilla, William of Moerbeke, Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti, Simon Dach, Didymus Chalcenterus, and Cesare Zavattini.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1535, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala ranks 15Before him are Martin Frobisher, Luis de Molina, William the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Catherine Stenbock, Frans Hogenberg, and Marcantonio Colonna. After him are Titu Cusi, Marc'Antonio Ingegneri, Sayri Túpac, and Giaches de Wert. Among people deceased in 1615, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala ranks 9Before him are Hans von Aachen, Giambattista della Porta, Toyotomi Hideyori, Heo Jun, Virginia de' Medici, and Dom Justo Takayama. After him are Claudio Acquaviva, Alonso Pérez de Guzmán y Sotomayor, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia, Adriaan van Roomen, Marcantonio Memmo, and Melchior Vulpius.

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In Peru

Among people born in Peru, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala ranks 32 out of 196Before him are Alan García (1949), Juan Velasco Alvarado (1910), Inca Roca (1350), Yawar Waqaq (1380), Sinchi Roca (1230), and Mayta Cápac (1290). After him are Alejandro Toledo (1946), Cápac Yupanqui (1320), Fernando Belaúnde Terry (1912), José Carlos Mariátegui (1894), Titu Cusi (1535), and Lloque Yupanqui (1260).

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Among WRITERS In Peru

Among writers born in Peru, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala ranks 6Before him are Mario Vargas Llosa (1936), Isabel Allende (1942), Carlos Castaneda (1925), Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539), and César Vallejo (1892). After him are José Carlos Mariátegui (1894), José María Arguedas (1911), Ricardo Palma (1833), Ciro Alegría (1909), and Jaime Bayly (1965).