BIOGRAPHY FELIPE GUAMAN POMA OF AYALA

 

Philip Guamán Poma of Ayala (1530-1616), Was born in Suntunto's St Kitts, at present SONDONDO is named, Cabana Sur's District, A Lucanas's Province, Ayacucho's Department - Peru.

Philip Guamán Poma of Ayala, was descendant from a noble family, his father Martin Guamán Mallqui and his mother Juana Chuquitanta called Curi Ocllo, (descendant from Túpac Yupanqui)

The chronicler, in his stage of oldness, one dedicate to travelling constant for the whole territory of Peru, to be able to estimate and gather information for his work, which years later would make concrete under the title of the NEW CORÓNICA AND GOOD GOVERNMENT.