El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega

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The coat of arms of de la Vega impale those of his father, Sebastián Garcilaso de la Vega y Vargas, with those of his mother, Palla Chimpu Ocllo, later baptized as Isabel Suárez Chimpu Ocllo.

Garcilaso de la Vega, original name Gómez Suárez de Figueroa (born 12 April 1539, Cuzco, New Castile–died 23 April 1616, Córdoba, Spain), the illegitimate son of Sebastián Garcilaso de la Vega y Vargas, a Spanish captain and conquistador, and Palla Chimpu Ocllo, an Inca princess baptized as Isabel Suárez Chimpu Ocllo, daughter of Túpac Huallpa and granddaughter of Inca Tupac Yupanqui. Primarily known as a historian, his work provides the most complete and accurate accounts of Inca history, culture and society available to us today. De la Vega is more commonly known as El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, to avoid confusion with another Garcilaso de la Vega who was published earlier in the 16th century.