Manco Inca murdered
© Angus McBride

Manco Inca murdered

Inca Empire

Manco Inca murdered
Manco Inca murdered ©Angus McBride
1544 Jan 1

Manco Inca murdered

Vilcabamba, Ecuador
A group of renegade Spaniards murder Manco Inca. These same Spaniards had arrived at Vilcabamba as fugitives and were given sanctuary by Manco. Until this point, the Incas at Vilcabamba had engaged in guerrilla activities against the Spaniards. With their leader gone, all significant resistance ends.

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