General Santa Ana

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Birthday
21, 1794
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Jun 21, 1876 (82)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
21, 1794
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Jun 21, 1876 (82)

About

Eleven-time President of Mexico who earned the nickname, "The Napoleon of the West," for his military exploits.

Before Fame

He joined the Fijo de Veracrus infantry unit at age sixteen, against his parents' wishes.

Trivia

He is best known in American folk lore for leading the Mexican Army during the bloody Texas Revolution.

Family Life

He was married to Ines Garcia and Dolores de Tosta.

Associated With

He fought against Davy Crockett at The Battle of the Alamo.