The Inca Civilization

Timeline created by julia.godinich
  • 1400

    The Rise of the Inca

    The Rise of the Inca
    The Inca began their progression, extending their territories, and calling themselves Inca around the mid-1300's to 1400's.
  • 1471

    Topa Inca Became the Tenth Inca Ruler

    Topa Inca Became the Tenth Inca Ruler
    Topa Inca was responsible for the growing size of the Inca empire because he continued his Pachacuti's legacy of military conquest.
  • 1524

    Huayna Capac and Millions of Incas Caught Fever

    Huayna Capac and Millions of Incas Caught Fever
    Spanish conquistadors made landfall in Inca territory, bringing new diseases with them that killed and weakened the Inca greatly because Huayna Capac and his heir died in the outbreak and caused the Incas to start a civil war between Huayna Capac's sons who survived.
  • 1532

    Atahualapa is the New Inca Ruler

    Atahualapa is the New Inca Ruler
    Atahualapa won the civil war against his brother Huascar, and he came across European invaders who outmatched them with their horses and guns. The Spanish took Ataualapa captive, and he died a year after.
  • 1572

    The Fall of the Inca

    The Fall of the Inca
    The remaining forces who survived the civil war and fever of the Inca had fled from their old capital Cuzco, to their new one, Vilcabamba. They resisted the conquistadors control for 40 years or so before the Spanish annihilated them completely.