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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 159,433 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala is the 1,875th most popular writer (up from 1,910th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Peru (down from 32nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala ranks 1,875 out of 5,755Before him are Jean François Paul de Gondi, Arseny Tarkovsky, Marquis de Custine, Bob Woodward, Hermann Bahr, and Prince Dimitri Romanov. After him are Pjetër Bogdani, Trygve Gulbranssen, Alex Haley, Luis de León, Lydia Koidula, and Vasile Alecsandri.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1535, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala ranks 16Before him are Luis de Molina, Martin Frobisher, Sayri Túpac, Catherine Stenbock, William the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Marcantonio Colonna. After him are Marc'Antonio Ingegneri, Frans Hogenberg, Yemişçi Hasan Pasha, and Giaches de Wert. Among people deceased in 1615, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala ranks 10Before him are Sanada Yukimura, Giambattista della Porta, Heo Jun, Dom Justo Takayama, Virginia de' Medici, and Alonso Pérez de Guzmán y Sotomayor, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia. After him are Claudio Acquaviva, Pieter Both, Marcantonio Memmo, Adriaan van Roomen, and Melchior Vulpius.

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In Peru

Among people born in Peru, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala ranks 37 out of 232Before him are Juan Velasco Alvarado (1910), Sayri Túpac (1535), José Carlos Mariátegui (1894), Lloque Yupanqui (1260), Mayta Cápac (1290), and Cápac Yupanqui (1320). After him are Fernando Belaúnde Terry (1912), Gustavo Gutiérrez (1928), Alejandro Toledo (1946), Francisco Sagasti (1944), Francisco Morales Bermúdez (1921), and Susana Higuchi (1950).

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Among WRITERS In Peru

Among writers born in Peru, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala ranks 7Before him are Mario Vargas Llosa (1936), Isabel Allende (1942), Carlos Castaneda (1925), Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539), César Vallejo (1892), and José Carlos Mariátegui (1894). After him are José María Arguedas (1911), Ricardo Palma (1833), Ciro Alegría (1909), Julio Ramón Ribeyro (1929), José Santos Chocano (1875), and Jaime Bayly (1965).