Huayna Capac

1476 - 1525

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Huayna Capac (1464/1468–1524) was the third Sapan Inka of the Inca Empire, born in Tumipampa sixth of the Hanan dynasty, and eleventh of the Inca civilization. As other Sapa Inkas, Huayna Capac subjects commonly approached him adding epithets and titles when addressing him, commonly as Wayna Qhapaq Inka Sapa'lla Tukuy Llaqt'a Uya "Unique Sovereign Wayna Qhapaq Listener of All Peoples". His original name was Titu Kusi Wallpa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Huayna Capac has received more than 264,167 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Huayna Capac is the 2,202nd most popular politician (up from 2,424th in 2019), the most popular biography from Ecuador and the most popular Ecuadorean Politician.

Huayna capac is most famous for being the site of the Inca city of Machu Picchu.

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Among politicians, Huayna Capac ranks 2,202 out of 15,710Before him are Mohammad Khodabanda, Fahri Korutürk, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, James III of Scotland, Ajax the Lesser, and Leopold V, Duke of Austria. After him are Blanche I of Navarre, Edmund Ironside, Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Prince Philippe, Count of Paris, and Ladislaus of Naples.

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Among people born in 1476, Huayna Capac ranks 6Before him are Pope Paul IV, Juan Sebastián Elcano, 2nd Dalai Lama, Yeonsangun of Joseon, and Louise of Savoy. After him are Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Girolamo Fracastoro, Cuitláhuac, Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard, Helena of Moscow, and Hans von Kulmbach. Among people deceased in 1525, Huayna Capac ranks 4Before him are Thomas Müntzer, Frederick III, Elector of Saxony, and Cuauhtémoc. After him are Jakob Fugger, Pietro Pomponazzi, Florian Geyer, Andrea della Robbia, Eleanor of Viseu, Fernando d'Ávalos, Michael Sittow, and Charles IV, Duke of Alençon.

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In Ecuador

Among people born in Ecuador, Huayna Capac ranks 1 out of 108After him are Rafael Correa (1963), Lenín Moreno (1953), Manuela Sáenz (1797), María Capovilla (1889), Gabriel García Moreno (1821), Alberto Spencer (1937), Eloy Alfaro (1842), José María Velasco Ibarra (1893), Alfredo Palacio (1939), Rodrigo Borja Cevallos (1935), and Oswaldo Guayasamín (1919).

Among POLITICIANS In Ecuador

Among politicians born in Ecuador, Huayna Capac ranks 1After him are Rafael Correa (1963), Lenín Moreno (1953), Gabriel García Moreno (1821), Eloy Alfaro (1842), José María Velasco Ibarra (1893), Alfredo Palacio (1939), Rodrigo Borja Cevallos (1935), Jaime Roldós Aguilera (1940), José Joaquín de Olmedo (1780), León Febres Cordero (1931), and Abdalá Bucaram (1952).