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Viracocha Inca

1310 - 1438

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Viracocha (in hispanicized spelling) or Wiraqucha (Quechua, the name of a god) (c. 1410 – 1438) was the eighth Sapa Inca of the Kingdom of Cusco (beginning around 1410) and the third of the Hanan dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Viracocha Inca has received more than 102,746 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Viracocha Inca is the 3,326th most popular politician (up from 3,338th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Peru (down from 18th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Peruvian Politician.

Viracocha Inca is most famous for the introduction of the Quechua language to the people of Peru.

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Among politicians, Viracocha Inca ranks 3,326 out of 15,577Before him are Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, Emperor Sujin, Ramiro II of Aragon, John George, Elector of Brandenburg, Cleopatra Selene of Syria, and William I of Württemberg. After him are Thessalonike of Macedon, William IV, Duke of Bavaria, Salome Alexandra, Chang Myon, Louis I, Duke of Bavaria, and Prince Paul of Yugoslavia.

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Among people born in 1310, Viracocha Inca ranks 4Before him are Pope Urban V, Casimir III the Great, and Laura de Noves. After him are Jeanne d'Évreux, Eleanor de Guzmán, Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen, Berdi Beg, Andronikos III of Trebizond, Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster, Jean de Roquetaillade, and Gil Álvarez Carrillo de Albornoz. Among people deceased in 1438, Viracocha Inca ranks 2Before him is Edward, King of Portugal. After him are Jacopo della Quercia, Ernest, Duke of Bavaria, Barsbay, and James II, Count of La Marche.

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Among people born in Peru, Viracocha Inca ranks 19 out of 232Before him are Yma Sumac (1923), Abimael Guzmán (1934), Manco Inca Yupanqui (1512), Martin de Porres (1579), Huáscar (1490), and Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441). After him are Hilda Gadea (1925), Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539), Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938), Túpac Huallpa (1510), Teófilo Cubillas (1949), and Yawar Waqaq (1380).

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Among politicians born in Peru, Viracocha Inca ranks 9Before him are Javier Pérez de Cuéllar (1920), Túpac Amaru (1545), Pachacuti (1380), Manco Inca Yupanqui (1512), Huáscar (1490), and Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441). After him are Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938), Túpac Huallpa (1510), Yawar Waqaq (1380), Inca Roca (1350), Alan García (1949), and Titu Cusi (1535).