Viracocha Inca

1310 - 1438

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Viracocha (in hispanicized spelling) or Wiraqucha (Quechua, the name of a god) was the eighth Sapa Inca of the Kingdom of Cusco (beginning around 1410) and the third of the Hanan dynasty. He was not the son of Yawar Waqaq; however, it was presented as such because he belonged to the same dynasty as his predecessor: the Hanan. His wife's name was Mama Runtucaya, and their sons included Inca Rocca, Tupac Yupanqui, Pachacuti and Ccapac Yupanqui. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Viracocha Inca has received more than 58,043 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Viracocha Inca is the 3,346th most popular politician (up from 3,517th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Peru and the 10th 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 3,346 out of 15,710Before him are Canute V of Denmark, Ferdinand IV of Castile, Qazi Muhammad, Francisco de Almeida, Constantine Bodin, and Ghazi of Iraq. After him are Antigonus III Doson, 12th Dalai Lama, Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, Louis, Duke of Savoy, Habibullāh Kalakāni, and Aelia Eudoxia.

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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, Jean de Roquetaillade, Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster, Andronikos III of Trebizond, and Gil Álvarez Carrillo de Albornoz. Among people deceased in 1438, Viracocha Inca ranks 3Before him are Edward, King of Portugal and Jacopo della Quercia. After him are James II, Count of La Marche, Ernest, Duke of Bavaria, and Barsbay.

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Among people born in Peru, Viracocha Inca ranks 18 out of 196Before him are Túpac Amaru II (1738), Yma Sumac (1923), Huáscar (1490), Martin de Porres (1579), Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938), and Manco Inca Yupanqui (1512). After him are Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441), Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539), Hilda Gadea (1925), Teófilo Cubillas (1949), Túpac Huallpa (1510), and Abimael Guzmán (1934).

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Among politicians born in Peru, Viracocha Inca ranks 10Before him are Túpac Amaru (1545), Pachacuti (1380), Manco Cápac (1250), Huáscar (1490), Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938), and Manco Inca Yupanqui (1512). After him are Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441), Túpac Huallpa (1510), Alan García (1949), Juan Velasco Alvarado (1910), Inca Roca (1350), and Yawar Waqaq (1380).