Chimalpilli II

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Chimalpilli II
Tlatoani of Ecatepec
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Predecessor Matlaccohuatl[1]
Successor Diego de Alvarado Huanitzin
Dynasty Royal family of Tenochtitlan
Father Ahuitzotl[2]
Mother Unknown

Chimalpilli II (died in year 2 Técpatl) was a Tlatoani (ruler) of the Nahua altepetl (city-state) Ecatepec, in 16th-century Mesoamerica.[3]

The first known tlatoani of Ecatepec was Chimalpilli I, grandson of an Aztec tlatoani.

The successor of Chimalpilli II was Diego de Alvarado Huanitzin, who also became tlatoani of Tenochtitlan, as well as its governor (Cabildo of San Juan Tenochtitlan) under the colonial Spanish system of government .

Family[edit]

Chimalpilli was a son of Aztec tlatoani Ahuitzotl and grandson of Atotoztli II (daughter of Moctezuma I) and Tezozomoc. He was a nephew of tlatoani Axayacatl and Tizoc and of Chalchiuhnenetzin; and cousin of Moctezuma II and Cuitláhuac.[3][4]

His brother was tlatoani Cuauhtémoc.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arqueología de superficie en San Cristóbal Ecatepec, Estado de México: un estudio del desarrollo de las fuerzas productivas en el México prehispánico by Humberto Domínguez Chávez, Wilfrido Du Solier
  2. ^ Hassig, Ross (1988): Aztec Warfare: Imperial Expansion and Political Control. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.
  3. ^ a b Moctezuma's children: Aztec royalty under Spanish rule, 1520-1700 by Donald E. Chipman
  4. ^ Cuauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin (September 1997). Codex Chimalpahin: society and politics in Mexico Tenochtitlan, Tlatelolco, Texcoco, Culhuacan and other Nahua Altepetl in central Mexico. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 111. ISBN 978-0-8061-2950-1. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  5. ^ Restall, Matthew (2004). Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest (1st pbk ed.). Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-517611-1. OCLC 56695639.