POLITICIAN

La Malinche

1502 - 1529

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Marina [maˈɾina] or Malintzin [maˈlintsin] (c. 1500 – c. 1529), more popularly known as La Malinche [la maˈlintʃe], was a Nahua woman from the Mexican Gulf Coast, who played a key role in the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, acting as an interpreter, advisor, and intermediary for the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of La Malinche has received more than 1,548,371 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. La Malinche is the 1,325th most popular politician (down from 1,318th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Mexico and the 3rd most popular Mexican Politician.

La Malinche is most famous for being the translator and mistress of Hernán Cortés, the Spanish conquistador who conquered the Aztec Empire.

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  • 33

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  • 4.19

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  • 3.32

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, La Malinche ranks 1,325 out of 15,710Before her are Senusret I, Hans Fritzsche, Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, Ludwig III of Bavaria, Berke, and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. After her are Libius Severus, Frederick I of Denmark, Tancred, Prince of Galilee, Theodor Heuss, Lucullus, and Qin Er Shi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1502, La Malinche ranks 5Before her are Hurrem Sultan, Pope Gregory XIII, Atahualpa, and John III of Portugal. After her are Thomas Tallis, Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Miguel López de Legazpi, Pedro Nunes, Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Heinrich Aldegrever, and Otto Henry, Elector Palatine. Among people deceased in 1529, La Malinche ranks 2Before her is Baldassare Castiglione. After her are Wang Yangming, Andrea Sansovino, Juan del Encina, Krishnadevaraya, Jan Provoost, and Álvaro de Saavedra Cerón.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, La Malinche ranks 10 out of 487Before her are Moctezuma II (1466), Geronimo (1829), Carlos Slim (1940), Emiliano Zapata (1879), Pancho Villa (1878), and Carlos Santana (1947). After her are Cuauhtémoc (1495), Octavio Paz (1914), Porfirio Díaz (1830), Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794), Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo (1946), and Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648).

Among POLITICIANS In Mexico

Among politicians born in Mexico, La Malinche ranks 3Before her are Moctezuma II (1466) and Geronimo (1829). After her are Cuauhtémoc (1495), Porfirio Díaz (1830), Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794), Benito Juárez (1806), Agustín de Iturbide (1783), Moctezuma I (1398), Vicente Fox (1942), Andrés Manuel López Obrador (1953), and Lázaro Cárdenas (1895).