Túpac Amaru

1545 - 1572

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Túpac Amaru (1545 – 24 September 1572) was the last monarch (Sapa Inca) of the Neo-Inca State, the remnants of the Inca Empire in Vilcabamba, Peru. He was executed by the Spanish following a months-long pursuit after the fall of the last stronghold of the Neo-Inca State.The name is also spelled Tupac, Topa, Tupaq, Thupaq, Thupa, or other similar variants, and Amaro instead of Amaru. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Túpac Amaru has received more than 683,027 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Túpac Amaru is the 1,094th most popular politician (down from 923rd in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Peru (down from 6th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Peruvian Politician.

Túpac Amaru was a leader of a native revolt in 1780 in Peru. He and his wife, Micaela Bastidas, were captured and executed by the Spanish.

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Among politicians, Túpac Amaru ranks 1,094 out of 15,710Before him are Ferdinand VI of Spain, Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, Charles II, Archduke of Austria, Avitus, Daoguang Emperor, and Frederick II of Denmark. After him are Wang Mang, John McCain, Khalid of Saudi Arabia, Brennus, Emperor Yingzong of Ming, and Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria.

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Among people born in 1545, Túpac Amaru ranks 3Before him are Elisabeth of Valois and Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley. After him are Yi Sun-sin, Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, Carlos, Prince of Asturias, Lucrezia de' Medici, Duchess of Ferrara, Azai Nagamasa, John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Guidobaldo del Monte, Luzzasco Luzzaschi, and Powhatan. Among people deceased in 1572, Túpac Amaru ranks 5Before him are Pope Pius V, Sigismund II Augustus, Bronzino, and Jeanne d'Albret. After him are Gaspard II de Coligny, John Knox, Şah Sultan, Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía, Isaac Luria, Longqing Emperor, and Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland.

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Among people born in Peru, Túpac Amaru ranks 8 out of 196Before him are Atahualpa (1502), Mario Vargas Llosa (1936), Isabel Allende (1942), Carlos Castaneda (1925), Lina Medina (1933), and Alberto Fujimori (1938). After him are Pachacuti (1380), Rose of Lima (1586), Manco Cápac (1250), Túpac Amaru II (1738), Yma Sumac (1923), and Huáscar (1490).

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Among politicians born in Peru, Túpac Amaru ranks 4Before him are Javier Pérez de Cuéllar (1920), Atahualpa (1502), and Alberto Fujimori (1938). After him are Pachacuti (1380), Manco Cápac (1250), Huáscar (1490), Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938), Manco Inca Yupanqui (1512), Viracocha Inca (1310), Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441), and Túpac Huallpa (1510).