Benito Juarez is undoubtedly one of the most important and revered figures in Mexican history. Each March 21st marks the anniversary of his birth and every elementary school in the country commemorates the man who consolidated the nation as a republic.
Of indigenous origin, Benito Pablo Juarez Ga...
"Yo soy Nezahualcóyotl, Soy el cantor" Spanish
“I am Nezahualcoyotl, I am the songster”
Leader, poet, warrior, architect; Nezahaualcoyotl was a great thinker, wise and versatile. Nezahualcóyotl was born ...
Jose Miguel Ramon Adaucto Fernández Félix, better known as Guadalupe Victoria, was born in Tamazula, Nueva Vizcaya, currently the state of Durango in 1786. At a very young age he was left an orphan, leaving his uncle, Augustin Fernandez, to take care of him.
Since his uncle took custo...
Maximilian of Mexico was born in Vienna, Austria in 1832 as Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph. He was the grandson of Austrian emperor, Francis II, and younger brother of Franz Joseph who became Emperor of Austria, Apostolic King of Hungary, and President of the German Confederation.
16 de Septiembre: El Grito de Independencia
by Jose Pablo Olvera
2011 was the year of the Bicentennial Celebrations in Mexico. This wonderful country commemorated 200 years of Independence from Spanish rule and 100 years of its Revolution that began in 1910 and toppled dictator Porfirio Diaz.
Cinco de Mayo
Mexicans are truly festive; any excuse gives way for a celebration! But the most important and exciting are the 16th of September, Independence Day and Cinco de Mayo, the Fifth of May.
General Ignacio Zaragoza Cinco de Mayo Hero
When "Cinco de Mayo" is mentioned in Mexico, on...