Yik'in Chan K'awiil

Yik'in Chan K'awiil (name may be glossed as "K'awiil that Darkens the Sky"; fl. 734 – c. 766) was a Mayan ruler (ajaw) in the Late Classic period of the city-state polity centred at Tikal, a major pre-Columbian Maya site in the Petén Basin region (modern-day Guatemala).

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... as the 27th ruler in Tikal's dynastic succession, Yik'in Chan K'awiil was one of Tikal's most successful and expansionary rulers, consolidating the political ... Yik'in K'awiil conquered Calakmul in 736 and two other Calakmul allies in 743 and 744. 5D-73, suggest the latter may be the tomb of Yik’in Chan Kawiil ...