José Gabriel Condorcanqui alias Túpac Amaru II – Peru (1742 – 1781)

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Túpac Amaru II (b. March 19, 1742 in Tinta, Cusco, Peru – executed in Cusco May 18, 1781) — born José Gabriel Condorcanqui Noguera — was the leader of an indigenous uprising in 1780 against the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire. Although unsuccessful, he later became a mythical figure in the Peruvian struggle for independence and indigenous rights movement and an inspiration to a myriad of causes in Peru. He should not be confused with Tupac Katari who led a similar uprising in the region now called Bolivia at the same time … (full text).

Read: NGOs, Intellectual Property Rights and Multilateral Institutions; and THE XVIII CENTURY; and The Túpac Amaru Rebellion in Peru, 1780-81.

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José Gabriel Condorcanqui alias Túpac Amaru II – Peru (1742 – 1781)

The today’s representant and general co-ordinator of the Indian Movement Tupaj Amaru is Lazaro Pary Anagua, Bolivia, accredited observer at UNGE, CH-1217 Meyrin 1, Switzerland, Tel: +41 22 7347612, Fax: +41 22 7347617, email.

José Gabriel Condorcanqui’s Bio:

No other rebellion in the American colonies was quite so menacing for Spanish interests in America as this one. Despite the fact that in a certain sense it had been announced beforehand, it took the colonial authorities by surprise, and this oversight helped the movement to acquire sizable dimensions. (full text).

Submitted statements:

José Gabriel Condorcanqui, später bekannt als Tupaq Amaru II. (Túpac Amaru II.; * 19. März 1738 in Tinta (heutiges Peru); † Mai 1781 in Cusco) war der Führer eines Indianeraufstands gegen die Spanier im Jahr 1780. Trotz Scheiterns der Revolte wurde Tupaq Amaru später glorifiziert und zu einer wichtigen Figur im Kampf um die peruanische Unabhängigkeit … (full long german text).

Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights – Interactive Dialogue.
NGO Committee Recommends Suspension of Consultative Status for Two Organizations, 24 May, 2004.


A Drama of the Time of the Incas / Markham, Clements R., Sir, 1830-1916;

Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain;

Smoldering Ashes;

Constructing Collective Identities and Shaping Public Spheres;

Dark Mexican.

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