Manco Inca Yupanqui

1512 - 1544

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Manco Inca Yupanqui (c. 1515 – c. 1544) (Manqu Inka Yupanki in Quechua) was the founder and monarch (Sapa Inca) of the independent Neo-Inca State in Vilcabamba, although he was originally a puppet Inca Emperor installed by the Spaniards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manco Inca Yupanqui has received more than 182,718 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Manco Inca Yupanqui is the 3,242nd most popular politician (down from 2,445th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Peru (down from 15th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Peruvian Politician.

Manco Inca Yupanqui is most famous for being the first emperor of the Inca Empire. He was the son of Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui and succeeded his father as emperor.

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Among politicians, Manco Inca Yupanqui ranks 3,242 out of 15,710Before him are Publius Licinius Crassus, Sigismund Báthory, Clotilde of France, Arnold Rüütel, Prince Paul of Yugoslavia, and Magnus II of Sweden. After him are Inge the Younger, Mohammad Shah Qajar, Candaules, Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki, James Macpherson, and Philip III of Navarre.

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Among people born in 1512, Manco Inca Yupanqui ranks 7Before him are Gerardus Mercator, James V of Scotland, Catherine Parr, Judah Loew ben Bezalel, Henry, King of Portugal, and Niccolò dell'Abbate. After him are Devlet I Giray, Robert Recorde, Mikołaj "the Red" Radziwiłł, Diego Laynez, Prospero Fontana, and Sibylle of Cleves. Among people deceased in 1544, Manco Inca Yupanqui ranks 3Before him are Jungjong of Joseon and Hwang Jini. After him are Clément Marot, Antoine, Duke of Lorraine, Johannes Magnus, Pedro Damiano, Ruy López de Villalobos, Louis V, Elector Palatine, Valerius Cordus, Bonaventure des Périers, and Teofilo Folengo.

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Among people born in Peru, Manco Inca Yupanqui ranks 17 out of 196Before him are Manco Cápac (1250), Túpac Amaru II (1738), Yma Sumac (1923), Huáscar (1490), Martin de Porres (1579), and Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938). After him are Viracocha Inca (1310), Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441), Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539), Hilda Gadea (1925), Teófilo Cubillas (1949), and Túpac Huallpa (1510).

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Among politicians born in Peru, Manco Inca Yupanqui ranks 9Before him are Alberto Fujimori (1938), Túpac Amaru (1545), Pachacuti (1380), Manco Cápac (1250), Huáscar (1490), and Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938). After him are Viracocha Inca (1310), Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441), Túpac Huallpa (1510), Alan García (1949), Juan Velasco Alvarado (1910), and Inca Roca (1350).