Chimalpopoca (Classical Nahuatl: Chīmalpopōca [t͡ʃiːmaɬpoˈpoːka] for "smoking shield," modern Nahuatl pronunciation i) or Chīmalpopōcatzin (1397–1427) was the third Emperor of Tenochtitlan (1417–1427).
Aztec history. In pre-Columbian civilizations: The rise of the Aztec. 1390–1415) and Chimalpopoca (1415–26). During the reign of Chimalpopoca, Maxtla, the ruler of Azcapotzalco, attempted to secure tighter control over subject states by replacing their tlatoani s with his own men.
Chimalpopoca (antropónimo náhuatl que significa "escudo humeante"; de chimalli, "escudo", y popoca, "humear") (1408-1427) fue el tercer huey tlatoani de la dinastía gobernante en México-Tenochtitlan, sucesor de Huitzilihuitl en 1415.
The current work received its name from the French Abbé Brasseur de Bourbourg, who dedicated the work to the Mexican academician Faustino Galicia Chimalpopoca. Internal evidence, however, ties the work to the family of Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl, the famous native historian of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.
Codex Chimalpopoca or Códice Chimalpopoca is a postconquest cartographic Aztec codex  which is officially listed as being in the collection of the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia located in Mexico City under "Collección Antiguo no. 159". It is best known for its stories of the hero-god Quetzalcoatl. 
Chimalpopoca. Principal English Translation: a ruler of Mexico-Tenochtitlan in the fifteenth century; the thirteenth ruler of the Mexica when counting from Aztlan Annals of His Time: Don Domingo de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, James Lockhart, Susan Schroeder, and Doris Namala, eds. and transl. (Stanford: Stanford University ...
He succeeded in arranging the assassination of Chimalpopoca and the exile of Nezahualcóyotl, ruler of Texcoco, a state on the east shore of Lake Texcoco. In response to these acts, a coalition was formed between Nezahualcóyotl, Itzcóatl (Chimalpopoca’s successor), and another small state (Tlacopan), and the power of Azcapotzalco was broken.
One of the great documents of colonial Mexico, the Codex Chimalpopoca chronicles the rise of Aztec civilization and preserves the mythology on which it was based. Its two complementary texts, Annals of Cuauhtitlan and Legend of the Suns, record the pre-Cortésian history of the Valley of Mexico together with firsthand versions of that region's ...
Chimalpopoca, Codex. Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures Author(s): John Bierhorst. One of the most frequently cited sixteenth-century Nahuatl texts, the Codex Chimalpopoca documents the pre-Conquest history of the Valley of ...
Chimalpopoca is identified by some sources as a son of the Tlatoani Moctezuma II, not be confused with an earlier Aztec ruler of the same name. According to some authors he was taken out of Tenochtitlan as a prisoner with other noble men by the Spaniards during the Noche Triste , when he was killed being struck with a bolt from a crossbow.