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Benito Juarez

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Birthday
21, 1806
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Jul 18, 1872 (66)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
21, 1806
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Jul 18, 1872 (66)

About

Mexican politician was in office as the country's 26th President from 1858 to 1864. He notably overthrew the Second Mexican Empire and restored the Republic. He is remembered as a liberal, modernizing leader.

Before Fame

He held his first major political position as the Governor of Oaxaca in 1847.

Trivia

He played a key role in removing the French from Mexico in the 1860s after Emperor Napoleon III of France led a military intervention.

Family Life

He got married to Margarita Maza in 1843.

Associated With

He paved the way for future Mexican Presidents like Vincente Fox .

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