Mar 30, 1200
Manco CapacManco Capac is the first ruler.
Apr 8, 1200
City of Cuzco is formed.The capital city of Cuzco was the heart of the empire. It was about 11,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains.
Apr 8, 1400
ExspantionIncas conquer other tribes. Expand Empire to 2500 miles long and about 500 miles wide
Mar 21, 1450
Andean1450 Organization and expansion Tupac Yupanqui begins the conquest of the Andean.
Apr 8, 1525
Civil Waran Inca ruler died without first choosing an heir. This created an enormous problem. Two of his sons both wanted to be the next Sapa Inca. They were both qualified. One brother crowned himself Inca. But the other brother did not accept his rule.
Apr 8, 1531
Pizarro brings Spanish to the Inca EmpireFrancisco Pizarro brings Spanish to the Inca Empire. He kills Emperor Atahualpa - the Inca ruler.
ruinsThe Killke people took the region around Cuzco, Peru, from 900 to 1200 A.D., before the arrival of the Incas. In 2008 Archaeologists found the ruins of an ancient temple, roadway, and irrigation systems at Sacsayhuaman, a famed fortress overlooking Cuzco.