Ignacio Zaragoza

Born Mar 24, 1829

Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín was a general in the Mexican army, best known for defeating invading French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 (now celebrated in both the United States and Mexico as the Cinco de Mayo). Zaragoza was born in the early Mexican Texas village of Bahía del Espíritu Santo in what was then the Mexican state of Coahuila y Texas. He was the son of Miguel G.… Read More

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1829 Birth Born on March 24, 1829.


1862 33 Years Old Died on September 8, 1862.
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