Francisco de Sandoval Acacitzin

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Don Francisco de Sandoval Acacitzin
Tlatoani of Itzcahuacan
Appointed by Hernán Cortés
Preceded by Itzcahuatzin
  • 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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