Inca Warfare Timeline

Search Results

  • 1438 CE
    Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui defeats the Chancas to control the Cuzco Valley and further expand the Inca empire.
  • c. 1470 CE
    The Incas conquer the Chimu civilization based at Chan Chan.
  • 1471 CE - 1493 CE
    Reign of Inca Tupac Yupanqui who doubles the size of the Inca Empire.
  • 1493 CE - 1526 CE
    Huayna Capac reigns as Inca leader and constructs fortresses, religious temples and roads throughout the empire.
  • 1526 CE - 1532 CE
    Civil war between the Inca leaders Waskar and Atahualpa. Atahualpa wins.
  • 1530 CE
    The Inca empire reaches its greatest extent.
  • 16 Nov 1532 CE
    Battle of Cajamarca where the Inca leader Atahualpa is captured and held for ransom by Spanish forces led by Pizarro.
  • Nov 1533 CE
    Pizarro takes the Inca capital of Cuzco.

Visual Timeline

To navigate the timeline, click and drag it with your mouse, or click on the timeline overview on the bottom.

Legend:

1430 CE 1440 CE 1450 CE 1460 CE 1470 CE 1480 CE 1490 CE 1500 CE 1510 CE 1520 CE 1530 CE  
 
 
1438 CE: Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui defeats the Chancas to control the Cuzco Valley and further expand the Inca empire.
 
 
1470 CE: The Incas conquer the Chimu civilization based at Chan Chan.
 
 
1471 CE - 1493 CE: Reign of Inca Tupac Yupanqui who doubles the size of the Inca Empire.
 
 
1493 CE - 1526 CE: Huayna Capac reigns as Inca leader and constructs fortresses, religious temples and roads throughout the empire.
 
 
1526 CE - 1532 CE: Civil war between the Inca leaders Waskar and Atahualpa. Atahualpa wins.
 
1530 CE: The Inca empire reaches its greatest extent.
 
 
1532 CE: Battle of Cajamarca where the Inca leader Atahualpa is captured and held for ransom by Spanish forces led by Pizarro.
 
 
1533 CE: Pizarro takes the Inca capital of Cuzco.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1430 CE 1450 CE 1470 CE 1490 CE 1510 CE

Timeline Search

Search through the entire ancient history timeline. Specify between which dates you want to search, and what keywords you are looking for.

Remove Ads

Advertisement