Huáscar[wäsˈkärˌ] Died 1532.
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Incan emperor (c1525-1532) who was proclaimed the legitimate heir of his father Huayna Capac and who fought with his half-brother Atahualpa over the division of the empire. After the Spanish conquest Atahualpa feared that Huáscar would return to power and so had him assassinated.