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Moctezuma era emperador de los aztecs.

Moctezuma Xocoyotzin, or Moctezuma II, (c.1466-29 June 1520) was the ninth Aztec ruler. He was captured by Hernán Cortés, and killed in the subsequent battles. Details of his death are unknown, though it is commonly believed that he was stoned to death by his own people for failing to protect their city.


Moctezuma II was the ninth ruler of the Aztec Empire. It was during his reign that the first contact occurred with the Europeans, and the empire reached it's maximum size.

La Noche Triste ("The Night of Sorrows") on June 30, 1520, was an important event during the Spanish conquest of Mexico, wherein Hernán Cortés and his army of Spanish conquistadors and native allies fought their way out of the Mexican capital at Tenochtitlan following the death of the Aztec king Moctezuma II, whom the Spaniards had been holding as a hostage.


Moctezuma: Aztec ruler, exhibition at the British Museum, Bloomsbury


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Montezuma, leader of the Aztecs, first encountered by Russia in 1450BC. All this talk of sacrifices and chest beating makes me glad he is not on Russia's doorstep...