Túpac Amaru II

1738 - 1781

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José Gabriel Túpac Amaru (March 10, 1738 – May 18, 1781) — known as Túpac Amaru II — was the leader of a large Andean uprising against the Spanish in Peru, whose quelling resulted in his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Túpac Amaru II has received more than 874,740 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Túpac Amaru II is the 55th most popular social activist (down from 52nd in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Peru (down from 11th in 2019) and the most popular Peruvian Social Activist.

Túpac Amaru II is most famous for leading a rebellion against the Spanish empire in 1780.

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Among social activists, Túpac Amaru II ranks 55 out of 544Before him are Hassan al-Banna, Horst Wessel, Toussaint Louverture, Buenaventura Durruti, Yemelyan Pugachev, and Alfred Hermann Fried. After him are Lê Đức Thọ, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Witold Pilecki, Bhagat Singh, Fra Dolcino, and Nicholas Winton.

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Among people born in 1738, Túpac Amaru II ranks 6Before him are William Herschel, George III of the United Kingdom, Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, Cesare Beccaria, and Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria. After him are Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, Thomas Abbt, Ethan Allen, Johann Hermann, and Aleijadinho. Among people deceased in 1781, Túpac Amaru II ranks 4Before him are Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, and Mariana Victoria of Spain. After him are Abram Petrovich Gannibal, Josef Mysliveček, Ablai Khan, Franz Joseph I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, Count of Maurepas, Faustina Bordoni, Túpac Katari, and Johann Anton Güldenstädt.

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In Peru

Among people born in Peru, Túpac Amaru II ranks 12 out of 196Before him are Lina Medina (1933), Alberto Fujimori (1938), Túpac Amaru (1545), Pachacuti (1380), Rose of Lima (1586), and Manco Cápac (1250). After him are Yma Sumac (1923), Huáscar (1490), Martin de Porres (1579), Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938), Manco Inca Yupanqui (1512), and Viracocha Inca (1310).

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Among social activists born in Peru, Túpac Amaru II ranks 1After him are Hilda Gadea (1925) and Abimael Guzmán (1934).