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Rulers of Tikal

Summary
The known rulers of Tikal, a major centre of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization in modern-day Guatemala: Late Preclassic
  • Yax Ehb' Xok – c. AD 60 (90?; see article), dynastic founder
  • Siyaj Chan K'awil Chak Ich'aak ("Stormy Sky I") – c. 2nd century
  • Yax Ch’aktel Xok – c. 200
Early Classic
  • Balam Ajaw ("Decorated Jaguar") – AD 292
  • K'inich Ehb' – c. AD 300
  • Siyaj Chan K'awiil I - c. AD 307
  • Unen Bahlam ("Queen Jaguar") – AD 317
  • "Leyden Plate Ruler" – AD 320
  • K'inich Muwaan Jol – died AD 359
  • Chak Tok Ich'aak I ("Jaguar Paw I") – c.a. 360-378. He died on the same day that Siyah K'ak' arrived in Tikal.
  • Yax Nuun Ayiin I – AD 379-404, the son of a foreign noble.
  • Siyaj Chan K'awiil II ("Stormy Sky II") – AD 411-456. Son of Yax Nuun Ayiin I.
  • K'an Chitam ("Kan Boar") – AD 458-486.
  • Ma'Kin-na Chan – ca. late 5th century.
  • Chak Tok Ich'aak II ("Jaguar Paw Skull") – AD 486-508. Married to "Lady Hand".
  • Ix Kalo'mte' Ix Yo K'in ("Lady of Tikal") – AD 511-52
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