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Francisco Ignacio Madero González, Coahuila farmer and politician (1873-1913). He was elected president of Mexico after the triumph of the revolution of 1910. He was killed because of the coup organized by the Secretary of War and Navy and the ambassador of the United States.

Francisco I. Madero González was born into a wealthy family in the town of Parras de laFuente, Coahuila, on October 30, 1873. His parents were Francisco Madero Hernández and Mercedes González Treviño.

During his youth he studied commerce and agriculture in Maryland, Versailles, Paris and the University of California at Berkeley. He returned to Mexico to marry Jane Doe in 1903 and in 1909 founded the National Anti Party to oust President Porfirio Diaz, who was serving almostcontinuously since 1877. Chose the same party running for president of the Republic and after reaching a high level of popularity the government decided to imprison him in San Luis Potosi on charges of attempted rebellion and insulting the authorities. He escaped to the U.S. and from there wrote the Plan de San Luis, a call to arms that led, months later, the resignation of President Diaz in 1911 and a civilwar that lasted about a decade and cost the lives of more than a million Mexicans. Following the resignation of President Diaz, formed a provisional government headed by Francisco León de la Barra Madero hand over the presidency in 1911



Emiliano Zapata (1879-1919)
Summary: Featured on the Mexican Revolution in 1910, embodied the struggle for improved conditions ofthe underprivileged classes. Its principles and proposals remain today a basic reference point in much of the Mexican peasantry.
Mexican Revolution:
(San Miguel de Anenecuilco, Morelos, 1883 - Chinameca, Cuernavaca, April 19, 1919)
Zapata was born in southern Mexico. His life was, until he launched a guerrilla, of any Mexican peasant, only that he broke against the existing feudalsystem and rigid and rushed to the mountain in company with other partners to fight against the landlords and the government.

Francisco Villa

His real name was Doroteo Arango was born in 1878 in San Juan del Río (State of Durango). After facing an offending landowner of his sister and change his name to Pancho Villa joined Madero's campaign in the year 1909. Since then highlighted as a greatorganizer and strong fighter, and over the years was called the North Sentauro. Pancho Villa was ambushed and murdered in 1923.

* Venustiano Carranza

Born in 1859 in Fourth Cienegas (Coahuila State) and was an active local (he was mayor of her hometown congressman, senator and governor). In 1911 he joined the revolution movement and was appointed as Minister of War and Navy during thepresidency of Francisco I. Madero. In 1913, after the assassination of the president, proclaimed the Plan de Guadalupe, which did not recognize the government of Victoriano Huerta, as well as appointed as Commander in Chief of the Constitutionalist Army.

In the year 1920, being president of the republic, felt threatened and moved his government to the State of Veracruz, in Tlaxcalaltongo, Puebla, wasambushed and killed.

Abraham González

(N. Concepción de la Sierra, Misiones, Argentina, 1782 - † Buenos Aires, c. 1838), Argentine military officer, who participated in the war of independence and civil wars in his country and was governor of the province of Tucumán.

In his youth he lived in the Banda Oriental and joined the militias José Artigas joined the patriotic uprising of 1811. Hefought in the battle of Las Piedras in El Cerrito, as part of the divisions took the city of Montevideo in 1814.

Was sent to the Northern Army and participated in the campaign to Upper Peru José Rondeau, fighting in the disaster of Sipe Sipe. Spent the remainder of the decade in the city of Tucuman, a member of the small garrison was left of the Northern Army under the command of Colonel...
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