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A·ta·hual·pa(ä′tə-wäl′pə) also A·ta·ba·li·pa (-bä′lĭ-pä′) 1502?-1533.
Last independent Incan emperor (1532-1533), who defeated his half-brother Huáscar (1532) and briefly reunited the empire after years of civil war. He was captured by the Spaniards, convicted of plotting against Pizarro, and executed by garrote despite his agreement to a vast ransom.
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(Biography) ?1500–33, the last Inca emperor of Peru (1525–33), who was put to death by the Spanish under Pizarro
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A•ta•hual•pa(ˌɑ təˈwɑl pə)
c1500–33, last Incan king of Peru (son of Huayna Capac).
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