Central American - A king of the Tecpanec. He inherited the throne when his father died and carried on the feud with Nezahualcoyotl, the prince of Tecuco, whose father had been killed by the invading Tecpanecs. After several failed attempts to kill the prince, Maxtla invaded Tecuco and the prince became a fugitive. Eventually, the people got tired of Maxtla's despotic rule and rebelled. Led by the prince, they defeated the forces of Maxtla who was captured and killed. Also referred to as Maxtla.

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