Cacamatzin

Introduction

Cacamatzin (Cacama,1483–1520) was the tlatoani (or ruler) of Texcoco which is the second most important city of the Aztec Empire.

Cacamatzin was a son of the previous king Nezahualpilli by one of his mistresses. Generally, the criteria of electing the Texcoco kings was the nobility from the most able of the royal family.

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