Emiliano Zapata biography

Emiliano Zapata

Military Commander

1879 – 1919

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Who was Emiliano Zapata?

Emiliano Zapata Salazar was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, which broke out in 1910, and which was initially directed against the president Porfirio Díaz. He formed and commanded an important revolutionary force, the Liberation Army of the South, during the Mexican Revolution. Followers of Zapata were known as Zapatistas. He is a figure from the Mexican Revolution era who is still revered today.

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Born
Aug 8, 1879
Morelos
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • Mexicans
Nationality
  • Mexico
Profession
Died
Apr 10, 1919
Morelos

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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