Ayauhcihuatl was a Queen of Tenochtitlan.

Empress of Tenochtitlan
SpouseEmperor Huitzilihuitl
IssueEmperor Chimalpopoca
FatherEmperor Tezozomoc
Depiction of Ayauhcihuatl's son Chimalpopoca and his rule


Ayauhcihuatl was born as a princess of Azcapotzalco. She was a daughter of King Tezozomoc and sister of Kings Aculnahuacatl Tzaqualcatl, Quaquapitzahuac, Epcoatl, Tzihuactlayahuallohuatzin and Maxtla.[1] She was sent to Tenochtitlan with many attendants and was very well received. She married a king of Tenochtitlan, Huitzilihuitl, and they had a child, and his successor, Chimalpopoca. Ayauhcihuatl and her son later visited her father.[2]

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Tezozomoc of Azcapotzalco
Chimalpopoca of Tenochtitlan

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  1. ^ García Purón (1984, p. 31)
  2. ^ The history of the Indies of New Spain, by Diego Durán and Doris Heyden

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Regnal titles
Preceded by
Wives of Acamapichtli
Queen of Tenochtitlan
Succeeded by
Wives of Chimalpopoca