Francisco de Sandoval Acacitzin

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Don Francisco de Sandoval Acacitzin

Tlatoani of Itzcahuacan
Appointed by Hernán Cortés
Preceded by Itzcahuatzin

Died 1554

Don Francisco de Sandoval Acacitzin tlatquic teuctli was the tlatoani (ruler) of the altepetl of Itzcahuacan, Tlalmanalco, Chalco, from 1521 until his death in 1554.[1] Between 1540 and 1542, he fought under the Spanish viceroy Antonio de Mendoza in the Mixtón War and left an account in Nahuatl of his experiences in the war.[2][3]


  1. ^ Schroeder (1991): p. 92; García Granados (1995): vol. 3, p. 7.
  2. ^ Altman, Ida (2007). "Conquest, Coercion and Collaboration: Indian Allies and the Campaign in Nueva Galicia". In Matthew, Laura E; Oudijk, Michel R. Indian Conquistadors: Indigenous Allies in the Conquest of Mesoamerica. University of Oklahoma Press. pp. 145–174. ISBN 978-0-8061-3854-1. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Stone, Cynthia L. (2004). In place of gods and kings: authorship and identity in the Relación de Michoacán. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 26. ISBN 978-0-8061-3311-9. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 


  • García Granados, Rafael (1995) [1952]. "3937 Acacitli, don Francisco de Sandoval". Diccionario biográfico de historia antigua de Méjico. Mexico City: UNAM. pp. vol. 3, pp. 7–9. ISBN 968-36-4291-8. 
  • Schroeder, Susan (1991). Chimalpahin and the Kingdoms of Chalco. University of Arizona Press: Tucson. ISBN 0-8165-1182-9. 

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