Manco Cápac

1250 - 1169

Manco Cápac

Manco Cápac (Quechua: Manqu Qhapaq, "the royal founder"), also known as Manco Inca and Ayar Manco was, according to some historians, the first governor and founder of the Inca civilization in Cusco, possibly in the early 13th century. He is also a main figure of Inca mythology, being the protagonist of the two best known legends about the origin of the Inca, both of them connecting him to the foundation of Cusco. His main wife was his older sister, Mama Uqllu, also the mother of his son and successor Sinchi Ruq'a. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manco Cápac has received more than 181,221 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,650th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Manco Cápac ranks 1,640 out of 14,801Before him are Herod Archelaus, Tristan, Clovis II, Richard von Weizsäcker, Uzun Hasan, and Rudolph of France. After him are Al-Mahdi, Charles Albert of Sardinia, Conrad I of Germany, Karađorđe, Sigurd the Crusader, and Albert II, Duke of Austria.

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Among people born in 1250, Manco Cápac ranks 2Before him is John IV Laskaris. After him are Arghun, Marguerite Porete, Kitbuqa, Fra Dolcino, Robert II, Count of Artois, Alaeddin Pasha, Pietro d'Abano, Moses de León, Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of Sicily, and Al-Muazzam Turanshah. Among people deceased in 1169, Manco Cápac ranks 1After him are Shirkuh, Bertrand de Blanchefort, Thoros II, Prince of Armenia, and Shawar.

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In Peru

Among people born in Peru, Manco Cápac ranks 10 out of 124Before him are Isabel Allende (1942), Lina Medina (1933), Túpac Amaru (1545), Javier Pérez de Cuéllar (1920), Rose of Lima (1586), and Pachacuti (1380). After him are Túpac Amaru II (1738), Alan García (1949), Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938), Yma Sumac (1923), Manco Inca Yupanqui (1512), and Martin de Porres (1579).

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