|Succeeded by||Lorenzo Maxixcatl|
Ocotelolco was one of the four towns that formed the state of Tlaxcallan. Mase Ecasi gave his daughter, baptized as Dona Luisa, to Juan Velazquez de Leon, both of whom were kllled on La Noche Triste.:307 Maxixcatzin was instrumental in forming the alliance between Tlaxcallan and the Spanish force of Hernán Cortés against the Aztecs.:140-188 Maxixcatl died in the smallpox epidemic which decimated the indigenous population of central Mexico in 1520.:311
He was succeeded by his 13-year old son Lorenzo Maxixcatl.
- The Nahuatl name is often used in the honorific form as Maxixcatzin.
- Diaz, B., 1963, The Conquest of New Spain, London: Penguin Books, ISBN 0140441239
- Hassig, Ross (2001) "Xicotencatl: rethinking an indigenous Mexican hero", Estudios de Cultura Nahuatl, UNAM (Estudios de Cultura Nahuatl).
|Tlatoani of Ocotelolco
ca. 1500 - 1520