Founder of the Inca Dynasty

Peruvian legend notes that Manco Capac led his followers from the caves near Pakaritampu, south of Cusco, Peru and founded the Inca dynasty in 1200.

Date:
      1200
Name(s):
      Manco Capac
Occupation:
      Founder
Location:
      Cusco, Peru

Additional Information:

  • Manco Cápac / Inca Empire – Wikipedia
    After that, Ayar Manco became known as Manco Cápac, the founder of the Inca. It is said that he and his sisters built the first Inca homes in the valley with their own hands. When the time came, Manco Cápac turned to stone like his brothers before him. His son, Sinchi Roca, became the second emperor of the Inca.
  • History of the Incas – Wikipedia
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  • Inca Civilization – Ancient History Encyclopedia
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  • Inca – HISTORY
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  • Inca | people | Britannica.com
    According to their tradition, the Inca originated in the village of Paqari-tampu, about 15 miles (24 km) south of Cuzco. The founder of the Inca dynasty, Manco …

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