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Huáscar

(wäs`kär), d. 1533, Inca of Peru; son of Huayna CapacHuayna Capac
, d. 1525, Inca of Peru, last of the great emperors. The Inca empire reached its greatest extent and power under his rule, but disruptive forces were already at work.
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. At his father's death (1525) he became emperor, but had to share the empire with his younger half-brother, AtahualpaAtahualpa
, d. 1533, favorite son of Huayna Capac, Inca of Peru. At his father's death (1525) he received the kingdom of Quito while his half-brother, the legitimate heir Huáscar, inherited the rest of the Inca empire.
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. Shortly before the beginning of the Spanish conquest under Francisco Pizarro, Atahualpa rebelled successfully and later secretly ordered Huáscar murdered.
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In "Les Incas," a love triangle between two Incans (Huascar and princess Phani) and a Spaniard, Don Carlos, eventually leads to a volcanic eruption that kills Huascar and allows the remaining couple to wed happily.
Interpolated in the description of the "Passeos, Mascaras, Carreras, y Pompa Triumphal," the compendium recounts the origin of the Inca empire under Manco Capac and the reigns of the twelve Inca kings, until the division of the empire between Huascar and Atahualpa and the subsequent Spanish conquest.
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Other private investors are Felix Garcia, Angel Rosaro Vinas, Jose Clase, Manuel Estrella, Fernando Capellan, Jose Armando Bermudez, Huascar Rodriguez and commercial and industrial associations of Santiago.
We have sacred hymns from a few other Inca emperors too, Capac Yupanqui (the fifth Sapa Inca), Inca Ruca (the sixth) and Huascar (the twelfth).
Rumor had it that it was the skull of his half-brother Huascar, whom he had executed in a bloody civil war.