Porfirio Díaz

President of Mexico Porfirio Díaz

José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori was a volunteer in the Reform War and then a leader of the successful rebellion against French intervention, an accomplished general and the President of Mexico continuously from 1876 to 1911, with the exception of a brief term in 1876 when he left Juan N. Méndez as interim president, and a four-year term served by his political ally Manuel González from 1880 to 1884.
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02 July 1915

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411 Countdown to The Simpsons 23rd Season: Top 50 Greatest Simpsons Songs (#40 ... - 411mania.com
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In celebration of their upcoming 23rd season, 411's Porfirio Diaz takes a look back at what helped launch the series into the global yellow phenomenon of today: The Simpsons greatest musical hits! Check out the full article to see which Simpsons songs
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Movies/TV's 3R's 08.30.11: Walking Dead, Ghostbusters 3, Jim Carrey, Boardwalk ... - 411mania.com
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From the latest Avengers spoiler video and The Walking Dead's new teasers to an update on Ghostbusters 3, and The Rock's wrestling TV show, Jim Carrey's video love letter to Emma Stone and more, 411's Porfirio Diaz breaks down the Right, wRong,
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Neto's Tucson: One migrant's trove of photos of early Tucson - Middle East North Africa Financial Network
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As Tucson became home to Mexicans fleeing their country's revolution, he became active with mutual-aid groups such as the Porfirio Diaz Fraternal Organization and Alianza Hispana-Americana. It was Rodriguez's good fortune to meet a New York City
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411 Countdown to The Simpsons 23rd Season: Top 50 Greatest Simpsons Songs (#50 ... - 411mania.com
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In celebration of their upcoming 23th season, 411's Porfirio Diaz takes a look back at what helped launch the series into the global yellow phenomenon of today: The Simpsons greatest musical hits! Check out the full article to see which Simpsons songs
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// 411 Fact or Fiction: Mark Henry Splits Wigs, Impact Fires Matt & Brings ... - 411mania.com
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411's Porfirio Diaz, Mathew Sforcina & Tony Acero debate these topics and more in this week's 411 Fact or Fiction: Wrestling! Hi, hello & welcome to the Wrestling Edition of 411 Fact or Fiction! I'm Steve Cook, and it's been a huge week in the world of
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From The Publisher - Amandala
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This probably began to change during the time of Porfirio Diaz in the last part of the nineteenth century. It was during the rule of Porfirio Diaz that the border between Mexico and British Honduras was demarcated by the Mariscal-Spenser Treaty in 1893
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Westbound Schuster Ramp Opens - KFOX El Paso
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If you've tried to get off I-10 West and go to the University of Texas, in El Paso anytime in the last few months, you either exited on Porfirio Diaz and came down an access road or you missed UTEP altogether. As of Friday, one lane of the westbound
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Movies/TV's 3R's 08.16.11: The Avengers, Frank Darabont, George Lopez, Black ... - 411mania.com
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From new set videos from The Avengers, the Black Dynamite cartoon and more leaked Dark Knight Rises videos to the truth behind Frank Darabont's Walking Dead firing and more, 411's Porfirio Diaz breaks down the Right, wRong, and Ridiculous from the week
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Mexico series set for wider audience - San Antonio Express
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Produced to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, each episode tells family stories of escaping the violence spurred by dictator Porfirio Diaz. Hundreds of thousands of refugees came to the United States during that period
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Furniture Retailers Share Their Stories - Part 8 - Furniture World Magazine (press release)
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Another revolution in not-so-far-away Mexico saw President Porfirio Diaz replaced by Francesco Madero. Visionary Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole. The ancient Incan city of Machu Picchu was revealed to the world by American
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The Romneys in Mexico - Washington Post
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GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's family migrated to Mexico over 100 years ago after being granted asylum from Mexican President Porfirio Diaz after they had been pursued by the US authorities for polygamy. Virginia Hatch Romney watches her
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Conservationists grieve at urban destruction - Guadalajara Reporter (subscription)
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... and Choistry went on to build other swanky homes, many of them for European entrepreneurs, who were treated like royalty in Guadalajara and given every kind of opportunity to increase their wealth under the regime of dictator Porfirio Diaz
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Exhibit a sweeping but patchy portrait of change in Mexico - San Francisco Examiner
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Lastly, the reason for the Mexican Revolution — the revolt against President Porfirio Diaz's tyrannical rule and Zapata's call for land reform — is not given nearly as much space as the slaughter and maiming that resulted. One might be suspicious of
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Charlie Harper is dead, but Sheen Might Wins - MJB Star
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Vinny's future with Jersey Shore and more, 411′s Porfirio Diaz breaks down the Right, wRong and Ridiculous from the week in, From the Batman: Year One trailer and Charlie Sheen getting a Comedy Central Roast to James Spider joining The Office
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Movies/TV's 3R's 07.12.11: Batman, Jersey Shore, David Hasselhoff, George ... - 411mania.com
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From the Batman: Year One trailer and Charlie Sheen getting a Comedy Central Roast to James Spader joining The Office, Vinny's future with Jersey Shore and more, 411's Porfirio Diaz breaks down the Right, wRong, and Ridiculous from the week in
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Our favorite summer foods, explained - Salon
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In 1891, the portly Francophile dictator Porfirio Diaz displayed his questionable taste by awarding Cuervo a gold medal for the excellence of its tequila. (Though to Diaz's credit, this was a long time ago. It's possible that Jose Cuervo was actually
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Movies/TV's 3R's 07.05.11: Transformers: Dark of the Moon, The Hobbit, Selena ... - 411mania.com
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Filling in one last time for Porfirio Diaz is yours truly, Jeremy Wilson. I write film reviews for the sight and am part of the weekly Movies/TV Top 5 column organized by the excellent Trevor Snyder. So check all that out! It's been a bit of slow going
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1915
    Age 84
    On 2 July 1915, Díaz died in exile in Paris.
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  • 1911
    Age 80
    Díaz was forced from office and fled the country for Spain on May 31, 1911.
  • 1910
    Age 79
    Ultimately, however, Díaz did not approve of Madero and had him jailed during the election in 1910.
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  • 1909
    Age 78
    In 1909, Díaz and William Taft, the then president of the United States, planned a summit in El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, a historic first meeting between a U.S. president and a Mexican president and also the first time an American president would cross the border into Mexico.
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  • 1908
    Age 77
    On 17 February 1908, in an interview with the U.S. journalist James Creelman of Pearson's Magazine, Díaz stated that Mexico was ready for democracy and elections and that he would retire and allow other candidates to compete for the presidency.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1881
    Age 50
    When Díaz remarried in 1881, to Carmen Romero Rubio, the 17-year-old daughter of one of his advisors, Oaxaca cleric Father Eulogio Gillow gave his blessing.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1877
    Age 46
    When he came to power in 1877, Díaz left the anti-clerical laws in place, but no longer enforced them as state policy, leaving that to individual Mexican states.
    Díaz did not take formal control of the presidency until the beginning of 1877, putting General Juan Méndez as provisional president, followed by new presidential elections in 1877 that gave Díaz the presidency.
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    Finally, on 12 May 1877, Díaz was elected president of Mexico for the first time.
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  • 1876
    Age 45
    In November 1876, Díaz occupied Mexico City, Lerdo left Mexico for exile in New York.
    In 1876, Díaz issued the Plan of Tuxtepec (a town in Oaxaca) as a call to arms against Lerdo, who was running for another presidential term. Lerdo was re-elected in July 1876, but rebellion and unrest both before and after the election forced Lerdo from office.
  • 1875
    Age 44
    Díaz saw an opportunity to plot a more successful rebellion, leaving Mexico in 1875 for New Orleans and Brownsville, Texas with his political ally Manuel González.
  • 1874
    Age 43
    In 1874, Díaz served in the legislature, representing Veracruz.
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    In 1874, he was elected to Congress from Veracruz.
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  • 1872
    Age 41
    Following the death of Juárez in 1872, his vice president Lerdo became president.
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  • 1871
    Age 40
    When Félix Díaz had to flee Oaxaca City in 1871 following Porfirio's failed coup against Juárez, Félix ended up in Juchitán, where the villagers killed him, doing to his body even worse than he did to their saint.
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    In response, Díaz launched the Plan de la Noria on 8 November 1871, supported by a number of rebellions across the nation, including one by Manuel González of Tamaulipas, but this rebellion failed.
    In 1871, he made claims of fraud in the July elections won by Juárez, who was confirmed as president by the Congress in October.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1870
    Age 39
    In 1870, Díaz ran as a presidential candidate against President Juárez and Vice President Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada.
  • 1868
    Age 37
    When Juárez became the president of Mexico in 1868 and began to restore peace, Díaz resigned his military command and went home to Oaxaca.
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  • 1867
    Age 36
    Following the fall of the Second Empire in 1867, liberal presidents Benito Juárez and his successor Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada began implementing the anti-clerical measures of the constitution.
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    Finally, on 2 April 1867, he went on to win the final battle for Puebla.
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    In 1867, Emperor Maximilian offered Díaz the command of the army and the imperial rendition to the liberal cause.
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  • 1866
    Age 35
    Also in 1866, Marshal Bazaine, commander of the Imperial forces, offered to surrender Mexico City to Díaz if he withdrew support of Juárez.
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    In 1866, Díaz formally declared loyalty.
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  • 1865
    Age 34
    In 1865, he was captured by the Imperial forces in Oaxaca.
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  • 1863
    Age 32
    In 1863, Díaz was captured by the French Army.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1855
    Age 24
    In 1855, Díaz joined a band of liberal guerrillas who were fighting Santa Anna's government.
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  • 1853
    Age 22
    When Antonio López de Santa Anna returned to power via coup d'état in 1853, he suspended the 1824 constitution and persecuted liberals.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1849
    Age 18
    In 1849, over family objections Díaz abandoned his ecclesiastical career and entered the Instituto de Ciencias and studied law.
  • 1846
    Age 15
    Also in 1846, Díaz came into contact with a leading Oaxaca liberal, Marcos Pérez, who taught at the secular Institute of Arts and Sciences in Oaxaca.
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    He was offered a post as a priest in 1846, but important national events intervened.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1833
    Age 2
    Despite the family's difficult circumstances following Díaz's father's death in 1833, Díaz was sent to school at age 6.
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  • 1830
    Born
    Porfirio Díaz was the sixth of seven children, baptized on 15 September 1830, in Oaxaca, Mexico, but his actual date of birth is unknown.
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