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Montezuma

(1466—1520)


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(1466–1520)

Aztec emperor (1502–20). The last ruler of the Aztec empire in Mexico, he was defeated and imprisoned by the Spanish conquistadors under Cortés in 1519. Montezuma was killed while trying to pacify some of his former subjects during the Aztec uprising against his captors.

Subjects: World History.


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