Tezozomoc (son of Chimalpopoca)

Tezozomoc (About this soundmodern Nahuatl pronunciation ) was the second tlatoani (ruler) of altepetl Ecatepec, in 15th-century Mesoamerica.[1]

Tezozomoc
Tlatoani of Ecatepec
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Glyph of Ecatepec
SuccessorMatlaccohuatl
FatherChimalpopoca
MotherMatlalatzin?
For other persons with this name, see Tezozomoc.

BiographyEdit

Tezozomoc was a son of an Aztec tlatoani Chimalpopoca, ruler of Tenochtitlan. His mother may have been Matlalatzin.

He was a grandson of tlatoani Huitzilihuitl and Ayauhcihuatl, who was a daughter of the Tepanec tlatoani Tezozomoc, ruler of Azcapotzalco.

He was a relative of and successor tlatoani to Chimalpilli I in 1465. His successor was Matlaccohuatl.[1]

Preceded by
Chimalpilli I
Tlatoani of Ecatepec
1465-????
Succeeded by
Matlaccohuatl

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Explorations in ethnohistory: Indians of central Mexico in the sixteenth century by H. R. Harvey, Hanns J. Prem