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  2. Moctezuma II - Wikipedia

    Moctezuma II was the great-grandson of Moctezuma I through his daughter Atotoztli II and her husband Huehue Tezozómoc (not to be confused with the Tepanec leader). According to some sources, Tezozómoc was the son of emperor Itzcóatl , which would make Moctezuma his great-grandson, but other sources claim that Tezozómoc was actually Chimalpopoca 's son, thus nephew of Itzcóatl, and a lord in Ecatepec . [12]

  3. Montezuma II, also spelled Moctezuma, (born 1466—died c. June 30, 1520, Tenochtitlán, within modern Mexico City), ninth Aztec emperor of Mexico, famous for his dramatic confrontation with the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés. In 1502 Montezuma succeeded his uncle Ahuitzotl as the leader of an empire that had reached its greatest extent, stretching to what is now Honduras and Nicaragua, but that was weakened by the resentment of the subject tribes to the increasing demands for tribute ...

  4. Moctezuma II Biography - Facts, Childhood, Family Life &...

    Montezuma II (also known as Moctezuma, Moteuczoma, Motecuhzoma) was the ninth emperor of the Aztec Empire who ruled from 1502 to 1520. He greatly expanded the Aztec Empire which reached its maximum size during his reign. A brave and ambitious warrior, he undertook several military campaigns which led to the extensive expansion of his empire which grew to include the regions of Xoconosco in Chiapas and the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.

  5. Moctezuma II, The Emperor who Lost an Empire | Ancient Origins

    Moctezuma II was the 9 th ruler of the Aztec Empire, whose unfortunate reign coincided with the arrival of the Spanish under the conquistador Hernan Cortez (Hernán Cortés). Moctezuma is remembered today mainly as the Aztec ruler who lost his empire to a European power, although this is an unfair assessment of him.

  6. Montezuma II - Definition, Death & Aztec - Biography

    Montezuma II was the last of the Aztec emperors, who was defeated by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés in 1520. Synopsis When Montezuma II was born (circa 1466), the Aztec empire spread to ...

  7. Montezuma - World History Encyclopedia

    Motecuhzoma was the son of the great leader Axayacatl (r. 1469-1481 CE) and was one of the best warriors under his uncle Ahuitzotl (r. 1486-1502 CE). In particular, he distinguished himself in the Aztec campaigns in Tehuantepec and Xoconochco. On the death of Ahuitzotl, Motecuhzoma assumed the highest position in Aztec society and he became, in a sumptuous coronation ceremony, the undisputed religious and political leader or tlatoani in 1502 CE.

  8. Moctezuma II - Aztec History

    The basics. Moctezuma II, the 9th emperor of the Aztecs, was known as Motecuhzoma Xocoyotzin . Today his name has a lot of spellings, including Montezuma and Motecuhzoma. Modern scholars sometimes call him Moctezuma II to differentiate him from the other emperor of the name, but in his time the number was not used.

  9. 10 Facts About Moctezuma II, the Last True Aztec Emperor

    Moctezuma II was one of the final rulers of the Aztec empire and its capital city Tenochtitlan. He ruled prior to its destruction around 1521 AD at the hands of the Conquistadors, their Indigenous allies, and the effect of disease spread by the European invaders.

  10. Moctezuma Xocoyotzin - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

    Moctezuma II Xocoyotzin (en náhuatl clásico: Motēuczōmah Xōcoyōtzin; [1] AFI [moteːkʷˈsoːmaḁ ʃoːkoˈjoːt͡sin̥] ( pronunciación en náhuatl (? · i)): ‘Moctezuma II el Joven’) (c. 1466-29 de junio de 1520) fue huey tlatoani de México-Tenochtitlán y, por ende, emperador de facto del Imperio mexica entre 1502 o 1503 y 1520. También fue rey consorte de Ecatepec, a través ...

  11. Biografia de Moctezuma II - Biografias y Vidas .com

    Moctezuma II. (Moctezuma Xocoyotzin; ?, 1466 - Tenochtitlán, hoy Ciudad de México, actual México, 1520) Noveno emperador azteca (1503-1520). Hijo del emperador Axayácatl, fue elegido gran sacerdote y, en 1502, sucedió a su tío Ahuizotl en el gobierno de un vasto imperio, que se extendía desde el límite meridional del actual Michoacán hasta más allá del istmo de Tehuantepec y cuya capital era Tenochtitlán (actual Ciudad de México).