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Tumebamba ranks 5,590th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Brest District, Bukit Mertajam, and Pathri. Memorable people born in Tumebamba include Huayna Capac. Tumebamba has been the birth place of many politicians. Tumebamba is located in Ecuador.

Tumebamba, Tomebamba or Tumipampa was a former main regional city in the Inca Empire. Tumebamba was chosen by the Emperor Huayna Capac to be the Inca northern capital. The city was largely destroyed during the civil war between Huáscar and Atahualpa shortly before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors in 1532. The Spanish city of Cuenca, Ecuador was built on the site of Tumebamba although a portion of the Inca city is preserved at the archaeological sites of Pumapunku and Todos Santos. Read more on Wikipedia

In 1476, Tumebamba was the birth place of 1 globally memorable people, including Huayna Capac.

People Born in Tumebamba

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Most individuals born in present day Tumebamba were politicians (1),  while most who died were .