Enrique Flores Magón
(13 April 1877 – 28 October 1954) was a Mexican journalist and politician, associated with the Mexican Liberal Party and anarchism. His name is mostfrequently linked with that of his elder brother, Ricardo Flores Magón, and the political philosophy they espoused, magonismo.
He was born in Teotitlán del Camino (since renamed Teotitlán de FloresMagón) in the state of Oaxaca on 13 April 1877, to Margarita Magón and Teodoro Flores, a Nahua who had fought in Benito Juárez's Liberal Army. He was a student in the capital in 1884 when demonstrationsbroke out against the third re-election of President Porfirio Díaz. By 1902 he and his brother Ricardo, working on the anti-Díaz broadsheet El hijo de El Ahuizote, were arrested and incarcerated inthe military prison at Santiago Tlatelolco. While in prison the brothers explored the ideas of writers such as Kropotkin, Faure, Errico Malatesta, Maxim Gorki, and Proudhon and discussed thepossibility of disseminating anarchist ideas in Mexico.
On 11 April Enrique Flores Magón was arrested again; he was later released, but subject to a ban on publishing any written materials. As a result,Enrique and Ricardo left Mexico for the United States, arriving in Laredo, Texas in late 1903.
Enrique Flores Magón Jesús Flores Magón
(6 January 1871 – 7 December 1930) was a Mexican politician,journalist, and jurist. The more moderate middle brother of Ricardo and Enrique Flores Magón, he served in the cabinet of Francisco I. Madero.
Jesús Flores Magón was born in San Jerónimo Tecóatl in thestate of Oaxaca in 1871, to Margarita Magón and Teodoro Flores, a Nahau who had fought in Benito Juárez's Liberal Army. He graduated in law in 1897 and, in conjunction with his brother Ricardo,founded the newspaper Regeneración, the first edition of which appeared on 7 August 1900. As editor of the paper, he was jailed on several occasions for criticising the judicial system. He was later...