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Benito Juárez

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Born Mar 21, 1806
Hometown San Pablo Guelatao
Died Jul 18, 1872
Death Place City of Mexico
Political Party Partido Liberal

Benito Juárez born Benito Pablo Juárez García, was a Mexican lawyer and politician of Zapotec origin from Oaxaca who served five terms as president of Mexico: 1858–1861 as interim, then 1861–1865, 1865–1867, 1867–1871 and 1871–1872. He resisted the French occupation of Mexico, overthrew the Second Mexican Empire, restored the Republic, and used liberal efforts to modernize the country.… Read More

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1806 Birth Benito Juárez was born on 21 March 1806 in a small adobe home in the village of San Pablo Guelatao, Oaxaca, located in the mountain range now known as the "Sierra Juárez". … Read More

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1872 66 Years Old Benito Juárez died of a heart attack on 18 July 1872 while reading a newspaper at his desk in the National Palace in Mexico City. … Read More
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