Diego de Mendoza

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Diego de Mendoza (4 House (1549)[1]5 Rabbit (1562)[2]) was a tlatoani (king) of the Nahua city Tlatelolco (altepetl).

Name[edit]

His name is a Spanish version of Yaʻăqōbh (Jacob). Mendoza means cold mountain.

Life[edit]

He was a colonial ruler, son of Zayoltzin.[1] He died on 20 December, 5 Rabbit (1562).[2]

His successor was the last ruler of Tlatelolco - Miguel García Oquiztzin.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chimalpahin (1997): pp. 172–173.
  2. ^ a b Chimalpahin (1997): pp. 174–175, 236–237.