Montezuma II


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Montezuma II

1466--1520, Aztec emperor of Mexico (?1502--20). He was overthrown and killed by the Spanish conquistador Cort?s
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Motoquest is perhaps best known for mapping, "La Ruta de Cortez," an historically accurate dual-purpose-bike adaptation of the legendary 1519 march of Hernan Cortez and the Spaniards from their landing site in the Gulf of Mexico to the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan where Cortez met the then-Aztec Emperor, Montezuma II.
Montezuma II, the Aztec emperor, believed at first that Cortes might be this god of legend, and gave him lavish gifts.
We rely on it especially for background on people and places: George Washington and Valley Forge, Kublai Khan and ancient Mongolia, Montezuma II and his legendary court at Tenochtitlan," said Fritz Holznagel, editor in chief, Who2.