Famous people on Mexico's street names


Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla 208 Don Miguel Gregorio Antonio Ignacio Hidalgo y Costilla Gallaga Mandarte y Villaseñor, more commonly known as Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla or Miguel Hidalgo, was a Catholic priest, leader of the Mexican War of Independence and recognized as the Father of the Nation.

Benito Juárez

Benito Juárez 173 Benito Pablo Juárez García was a Mexican Liberal lawyer and statesman who served as the 26th president of Mexico from 1858 until his death in office in 1872. Of Zapotec ancestry, he was the first and only indigenous president of Mexico and the first democratically elected indigenous president in the postcolonial Americas. Previously, he had served as Governor of Oaxaca and had later ascended to a variety of federal posts including Secretary of the Interior, Secretary of Public Education, and President of the Supreme Court. During his presidency he led the Liberals to victory in the Reform War and in the Second French intervention in Mexico.

José María Morelos

José María Morelos 121 José María Teclo Morelos Pérez y Pavón was a Mexican Catholic priest, statesman and military leader who led the Mexican War of Independence movement, assuming its leadership after the execution of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla in 1811.

Francisco I. Madero

Francisco I. Madero 75 Francisco I. Madero González was a Mexican businessman, revolutionary, writer and statesman, who served as the 37th president of Mexico from 1911 until he was deposed in a coup d'état in February 1913 and assassinated. He came to prominence as an advocate for democracy and as an opponent of President and de facto dictator Porfirio Díaz. After Díaz claimed to have won the fraudulent election of 1910 despite promising a return to democracy, Madero started the Mexican Revolution to oust Díaz. The Mexican revolution would continue until 1920, well after Madero and Díaz's deaths, with hundreds of thousands dead.

Ignacio Zaragoza

Ignacio Zaragoza 71 Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín was a Mexican general and politician. He led the Mexican army of 600 men that defeated 6,500 invading French forces, including the elite French legionnaires at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.

Vicente Guerrero

Vicente Guerrero 62 Vicente Ramón Guerrero Saldaña was a Mexican soldier and statesman who became the nation's second president. He was one of the leading generals who fought against Spain during the Mexican War of Independence.

Ignacio Allende

Ignacio Allende 57 Ignacio José de Allende y Unzaga, commonly known as Ignacio Allende, was a captain of the Spanish Army in New Spain who came to sympathize with the Mexican independence movement. He attended the secret meetings organized by Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, where the possibility of an independent Mexico was discussed. He fought along with Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla in the first stage of the struggle, eventually succeeding him in leadership of the rebellion. Allende was captured by Spanish colonial authorities while he was in Coahuila and executed for treason in Chihuahua.

Emiliano Zapata

Emiliano Zapata 56 Emiliano Zapata Salazar was a Mexican revolutionary. He was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution of 1910–1920, the main leader of the people's revolution in the Mexican state of Morelos, and the inspiration of the agrarian movement called Zapatismo.

Adolfo López Mateos

Adolfo López Mateos 55 Adolfo López Mateos was a Mexican politician who served as President of Mexico from 1958 to 1964. Previously, he served as Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare from 1952 to 1957 and a Senator from the State of Mexico from 1946 to 1952.

Niños Héroes

Niños Héroes 52 The Niños Héroes were six Mexican military cadets who were killed in the defence of Mexico City during the Battle of Chapultepec, one of the last major battles of the Mexican–American War, on 13 September 1847. The date of the battle is now celebrated in Mexico as a civic holiday to honor the cadets' sacrifice.

Lázaro Cárdenas

Lázaro Cárdenas 50 Lázaro Cárdenas del Río was a Mexican army officer and politician who served as president of Mexico from 1934 to 1940. Previously, he served as a general in the Constitutional Army during the Mexican Revolution and as Governor of Michoacán and President of the Institutional Revolutionary Party. He later served as the Secretary of National Defence. During his presidency, which is considered the end of the Maximato, he implemented massive land reform programs, led the expropriation of the country's oil industry, and implemented many left-leaning reforms.

Venustiano Carranza

Venustiano Carranza 45 José Venustiano Carranza de la Garza was a Mexican land owner and politician who served as President of Mexico from 1917 until his assassination in 1920, during the Mexican Revolution. He was previously Mexico's de facto head of state as Primer Jefe of the Constitutionalist faction from 1914 to 1917, and previously served as a senator and governor for Coahuila. He played the leading role in drafting the Constitution of 1917 and maintained Mexican neutrality in World War I.


Cuauhtémoc 37 Cuauhtémoc, also known as Cuauhtemotzín, Guatimozín, or Guatémoc, was the Aztec ruler (tlatoani) of Tenochtitlan from 1520 to 1521, making him the last Aztec Emperor. The name Cuauhtemōc means "one who has descended like an eagle", and is commonly rendered in English as "Descending Eagle", as in the moment when an eagle folds its wings and plummets down to strike its prey. This is a name that implies aggressiveness and determination.

Mariano Matamoros

Mariano Matamoros 37 Mariano Matamoros y Guridi was a Mexican Roman Catholic priest and revolutionary rebel soldier of the Mexican War of Independence, who fought for independence against Spain in the early 19th century.

Juan Aldama

Juan Aldama 36 Juan Aldama was a Mexican revolutionary rebel soldier during the Mexican War of Independence in 1810.

Aquiles Serdán

Aquiles Serdán 30 Aquiles Serdán Alatriste was a Mexican politician. He was born in the city of Puebla, Puebla, and was a supporter of the Mexican Revolution led by Francisco I. Madero.

Melchor Ocampo

Melchor Ocampo 29 Melchor Ocampo was a Mexican lawyer, scientist, and politician. A mestizo and a radical liberal, he was fiercely anticlerical, perhaps an atheist, and his early writings against the Catholic Church in Mexico gained him a reputation as a leading liberal thinker. Ocampo has been considered the heir to José María Luis Mora, the premier liberal intellectual of the early republic. He served in the administration of Benito Juárez and negotiated a controversial agreement with the United States, the McLane-Ocampo Treaty. The Mexican state where his hometown of Maravatío is located was later renamed Michoacán de Ocampo in his honor.

Nicolás Bravo

Nicolás Bravo 28 Nicolás Bravo Rueda was a Mexican soldier and politician who served as interim President of Mexico three times, in 1839, 1842, and 1846. Previously, he fought in the Mexican War of Independence, and served as Mexico's first Vice President under President Guadalupe Victoria from 1824 until 1827, when he attempted to overthrow Victoria. He was also the fourth vice president under President Mariano Paredes in 1846, and served in the Mexican–American War.

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus 27 Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer and navigator from the Republic of Genoa who completed four Spanish-based voyages across the Atlantic Ocean sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs, opening the way for the widespread European exploration and European colonization of the Americas. His expeditions were the first known European contact with the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Guadalupe Victoria

Guadalupe Victoria 27 Guadalupe Victoria, born José Miguel Ramón Adaucto Fernández y Félix, was a Mexican general and politician who fought for independence against the Spanish Empire in the Mexican War of Independence and after the adoption of the Constitution of 1824, was elected as the first president of the United Mexican States. He was a deputy in the Mexican Chamber of Deputies for Durango and a member of the Supreme Executive Power following the downfall of the First Mexican Empire, which was followed by the 1824 Constitution and his presidency. He later served as Governor of Puebla.

Álvaro Obregón

Álvaro Obregón 25 Álvaro Obregón Salido was a Mexican military general and politician who served as the 46th President of Mexico from 1920 to 1924. Obregón was re-elected to the presidency in 1928 but was assassinated before he could take office.

Miguel Alemán Valdés

Miguel Alemán Valdés 24 Miguel Alemán Valdés was a Mexican politician who served a full term as the President of Mexico from 1946 to 1952, the first civilian president after a string of revolutionary generals.

Mariano Abasolo

Mariano Abasolo 24 Jose Mariano de Abasolo (1783–1816) was a Mexican revolutionist, born at Dolores, Guanajuato. He participated in the revolution started by Miguel Hidalgo.

Pancho Villa

Pancho Villa 23 Francisco "Pancho" Villa was a Mexican revolutionary and general in the Mexican Revolution. He was a key figure in the revolutionary movement that forced out President Porfirio Díaz and brought Francisco I. Madero to power in 1911. When Madero was ousted by a coup led by General Victoriano Huerta in February 1913, Villa joined the anti-Huerta forces in the Constitutionalist Army led by Venustiano Carranza. After the defeat and exile of Huerta in July 1914, Villa broke with Carranza. Villa dominated the meeting of revolutionary generals that excluded Carranza and helped create a coalition government. Emiliano Zapata and Villa became formal allies in this period. Like Zapata, Villa was strongly in favor of land reform, but did not implement it when he had power. At the height of his power and popularity in late 1914 and early 1915, the U.S. considered recognizing Villa as Mexico's legitimate authority.

Hermenegildo Galeana

Hermenegildo Galeana 23 Hermenegildo Galeana was a hero of the Mexican War of Independence, one of six brothers who fought in the insurgency. Galeana was considered the right-hand man of secular priest and leader of independence, José María Morelos and was the immediate superior of insurgent fighter Vicente Guerrero. Galeana's family were landholders and "family name is said to be hispanicized from English", with the founder in Mexico being an English pirate who jumped ship, marrying a local woman. His portrait shows him as light-complected in a region with many dark morenos. Galeana died in battle, which followed the earlier death of Morelos's lieutenant, Father Mariano Matamoros, Morelos reportedly exclaimed, "I have lost both my arms, now I am nothing."

José María Pino Suárez

José María Pino Suárez 19 José María Pino Suárez was a lawyer, journalist, and politician who was a key figure of the Mexican Revolution. He was a newspaper proprietor who served as the last Vice President of Mexico from 1911 until his assassination, during the events of the Ten Tragic Days. Along with president Francisco I. Madero, he is remembered as a champion of democracy and an advocate for social justice in Mexico.

Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez

Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez 19 María Josefa Crescencia Ortiz Téllez–Girón, popularly known as Doña Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez or La Corregidora was an insurgent and supporter of the Mexican War of Independence, which fought for independence against Spain, in the early 19th century. She was married to Miguel Domínguez, corregidor of the city of Querétaro, hence her nickname.

Mariano Escobedo

Mariano Escobedo 18 Mariano Antonio Guadalupe Escobedo de la Peña was a Mexican Army general and Governor of Nuevo León.

Manuel Ávila Camacho

Manuel Ávila Camacho 18 Manuel Ávila Camacho was a Mexican politician and military leader who served as the President of Mexico from 1940 to 1946. Despite participating in the Mexican Revolution and achieving a high rank, he came to the presidency of Mexico because of his direct connection to General Lázaro Cárdenas and served him as a right-hand man as his Chief of his General Staff during the Mexican Revolution and afterwards. He was called affectionately by Mexicans "The Gentleman President". As president, he pursued "national policies of unity, adjustment, and moderation." His administration completed the transition from military to civilian leadership, ended confrontational anticlericalism, reversed the push for socialist education, and restored a working relationship with the US during World War II.

Moctezuma II

Moctezuma II 18 Motecuhzoma Xocoyotzin, referred to retroactively in European sources as Moctezuma II, was the ninth Emperor of the Aztec Empire, reigning from 1502 or 1503 to 1520. Through his marriage with Queen Tlapalizquixochtzin of Ecatepec, one of his two wives, he was also king consort of that altepetl.

Martín Francisco Javier Mina y Larrea

Martín Francisco Javier Mina y Larrea 18 General Martín Francisco Javier Mina y Larrea, nicknamed El Mozo or El Estudiante (Student), was a Spanish lawyer and army officer, who later became a Mexican independence figure.

Luis Donaldo Colosio Murrieta

Luis Donaldo Colosio Murrieta 18 Luis Donaldo Colosio Murrieta was a Mexican politician, economist, and Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) presidential candidate, who was assassinated at a campaign rally in Tijuana during the Mexican presidential campaign of 1994.

Ignacio López Rayón

Ignacio López Rayón 16 Ignacio López Rayón was a general who led the insurgent forces of his country after Miguel Hidalgo's death, during the first years of the Mexican War of Independence. He subsequently established the first government, Zitacuaro Council, and first constitution of the proposed independent nation, called Constitutional Elements.

Adolfo Ruiz Cortines

Adolfo Ruiz Cortines 15 Adolfo Tomás Ruiz Cortines was a Mexican politician who served as President of Mexico from 1952 to 1958. A member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), he previously served as Governor of Veracruz and Secretary of the Interior. During his presidency, which constituted the Mexican Miracle, women gained the right to vote, and he instigated numerous public health, education, infrastructure, and works projects.

Belisario Domínguez

Belisario Domínguez 15 Belisario Domínguez Palencia was a Mexican physician and liberal politician. He served as senator and gave a memorable speech in the Congress during the Mexican Revolution against the dictator Victoriano Huerta, for which he was murdered.

Plutarco Elías Calles

Plutarco Elías Calles 15 Plutarco Elías Calles was a Mexican soldier and politician who served as President of Mexico from 1924 to 1928. After the assassination of Álvaro Obregón, Elías Calles founded the Institutional Revolutionary Party and held unofficial power as Mexico's de facto leader from 1929 to 1934, a period known as the Maximato. Previously, he served as a general in the Constitutional Army, as Governor of Sonora, Secretary of War, and Secretary of the Interior. During the Maximato, he served as Secretariat of Public Education, Secretary of War again, and Secretary of the Economy. During his presidency, he implemented many left-wing populist and secularist reforms, opposition to which sparked the Cristero War.

Porfirio Díaz

Porfirio Díaz 14 José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori, known as Porfirio Díaz, was a Mexican general, politician, and later dictator who served seven terms as President of Mexico, a total of 35 years, from 28 November 1876 to 6 December 1876, 17 February 1877 to 1 December 1880, and 1 December 1884 to 25 May 1911. The entire period from 1876 to 1911 is often referred to as the Porfiriato, and has been characterized as a de facto dictatorship.

Santos Degollado

Santos Degollado 14 José Santos Degollado Sánchez was a Mexican Liberal politician and military leader. He was raised by a priest in Michoacán and worked twenty years in the cathedral in Morelia. He became a Federalist in 1836 and entered politics in 1845 when he was elected to the Michoacán legislature in 1845. He replaced his close associate Melchor Ocampo as governor of Michoacán 27 March - 6 July 1848. He joined the Revolution of Ayutla. He became governor of Jalisco when the liberals successfully ousted Antonio López de Santa Anna. As with a number of rising Liberals, Degollado was not formally trained as a soldier, but gained military experience in the Revolution of Ayutla. He later fought for Benito Juárez's government. During Benito Juárez's presidency he served as Secretary of War and Navy and as Secretary of External Affairs. Degollado was a close friend of Guillermo Prieto and of Melchor Ocampo and fought by his side in many battles. Degollado was a resilient military leader, experiencing defeat after defeat in the Reform War that pitted the constitutional liberal government of Juárez against the conservatives. The army fielded by the conservatives was larger and better trained than the liberals' forces, but the liberals managed to achieve a stalemate for over two years and in the end triumphed. The liberal victory was not achieved by Degollado, who was in disgrace at the end of the war. Degollado was known as the "hero of defeats" for his ability to raise yet another army after yet another defeat. An experienced general who joined the liberal cause, General López Uraga, gave President Juárez a scathing assessment of the liberal army and Degollados's command of it. He had given everything he could to achieve a liberal victory, but his record of defeats meant his men were demoralized although continued to be loyal to him.

Francis of Assisi

Francis of Assisi 13 Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, known as Francis of Assisi, was an Italian mystic, poet and Catholic friar who founded the religious order of the Franciscans. He was inspired to lead a Christian life of poverty as a beggar and itinerant preacher. One of the most venerated figures in Christianity, Francis was canonized by Pope Gregory IX on 16 July 1228. He is commonly portrayed wearing a brown habit with a rope tied around his waist, featuring three knots that symbolize the three Franciscan vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.

Justo Sierra

Justo Sierra 13 Justo Sierra Méndez, was a Mexican prominent liberal writer, historian, journalist, poet and political figure during the Porfiriato, in the second half of the nineteenth century and early twentieth century. He was a leading voice of the Científicos, "the scientists" who were the intellectual leaders during the regime of Porfirio Díaz.

José López Portillo

José López Portillo 13 José Guillermo Abel López Portillo y Pacheco was a Mexican writer, lawyer, and politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who served as the 58th president of Mexico from 1976 to 1982. López Portillo was the only official candidate in the 1976 presidential election, being the only president in recent Mexican history to win an election unopposed.

Juana Inés de la Cruz

Juana Inés de la Cruz 13 Juana Inés de Asbaje y Ramírez de Santillana, better known as Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, was a colonial Mexican writer, philosopher, composer and poet of the Baroque period, as well as a Hieronymite nun, nicknamed "The Tenth Muse" and "The Phoenix of America" by her contemporary critics. As a Spanish-criolla from the New Spain, she was among the main American-born contributors to the Spanish Golden Age, alongside Juan Ruiz de Alarcón and Garcilaso de la Vega "el Inca", and is presently considered one of the most important female authors in Spanish language literature and the literature of Mexico.

Guillermo Prieto

Guillermo Prieto 12 Guillermo Prieto Pradillo was a Mexican novelist, short-story writer, poet, chronicler, journalist, essayist, patriot and Liberal politician. According to Eladio Cortés, during his lifetime he was considered Mexico's national poet, and his political allegiance to the Mexican liberals allowed him to serve as Minister of Finance and Foreign Affairs under different administrations.

Manuel Doblado

Manuel Doblado 12 Manuel Doblado Partida was a Mexican prominent liberal politician and lawyer who served as congressman, Governor of Guanajuato, Minister of Foreign Affairs (1861) in the cabinet of President Juárez and fought in the War of Reform.

Francisco Sarabia Tinoco

Francisco Sarabia Tinoco 11 Francisco Sarabia Tinoco, conocido como Francisco Sarabia, fue un pionero de la aviación comercial mexicana que rompió el récord de velocidad en el vuelo Ciudad de México - Nueva York, con un tiempo de 10 horas 43 minutos. Fue fundador y administrador de la empresa Transportes Aéreos de Chiapas, y estableció comunicación aérea con Tabasco, Chiapas, Yucatán y Quintana Roo.[cita requerida]

Ricardo Flores Magón

Ricardo Flores Magón 10 Cipriano Ricardo Flores Magón was a Mexican anarchist and social reform activist. His brothers Enrique and Jesús were also active in politics. Followers of the Flores Magón brothers were known as Magonistas. He has been considered an important participant in the social movement that sparked the Mexican Revolution.

Antonio Rosales

Antonio Rosales 10 José Antonio Abundio de Jesús Rosales Flores (1822-1865) was a Mexican Brigadier General during the Reform War and the Second French intervention in Mexico. Also known as the Hero of San Pedro for his victory at the Battle of San Pedro, Rosales was the Governor of Sinaloa after overthrowing Jesús García Morales from October 5, 1864, to March 9, 1865, before being killed at the Battle of Álamos.

Valentín Gómez Farías

Valentín Gómez Farías 10 Valentín Gómez Farías was a Mexican physician and liberal politician who became president of Mexico twice, first from 1833 to 1834, during the period of the First Mexican Republic, and again from 1846 to 1847, during the Mexican–American War.

Ramón Corona

Ramón Corona 10 Ramón Corona was a liberal Mexican general and diplomat. He served with distinction during the Second French Intervention in Mexico and after the triumph of the republic, the government assigned him to hunt down the local caudillo, Manuel Lozada. He served as the Mexican minister to Spain but upon his return to the country, Corona was murdered in 1889.

Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada

Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada 10 Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada y Corral was a Mexican liberal politician and jurist who served as the 27th president of Mexico from 1872 to 1876.

Leona Vicario

Leona Vicario 10 María de la Soledad Leona Camila Vicario Fernández de San Salvador, best known as Leona Vicario, was one of the most prominent figures of the Mexican War of Independence. She was dedicated to informing insurgents of movements in her home Mexico City, the capital of the viceroyalty. She was a member of Los Guadalupes, one of the earliest independence movements in New Spain. She financed the rebellion with her large fortune. She was one of the first female journalists in Mexico. Driven by strong feminist beliefs, she took many risks and sacrificed much wealth in the name of liberation.

Andrés Quintana Roo

Andrés Quintana Roo 9 Andrés Eligio Quintana Roo was a Mexican liberal politician, lawyer, and author. He was the husband of fellow independence activist Leona Vicario.

José María Arteaga

José María Arteaga 9 José María Cayetano Arteaga Magallanes was a prominent Mexican politician and general who served in the Mexican–American War, the Reform War and the Second French intervention in Mexico. Executed by Imperial forces during that invasion, Arteaga was recognized as one of the Martyrs of Uruapan.

Ignacio Aldama

Ignacio Aldama 9 Ignacio Aldama was a Mexican revolutionary and brother of Juan Aldama.                             

Amado Nervo

Amado Nervo 9 Amado Nervo also known as Juan Crisóstomo Ruiz de Nervo, was a Mexican poet, journalist and educator. He also acted as Mexican Ambassador to Argentina and Uruguay. His poetry was known for its use of metaphor and reference to mysticism, presenting both love and religion, as well as Christianity and Hinduism. Nervo is noted as one of the most important Mexican poets of the 19th century.

Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada

Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada 9 Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada fue un militar y político mexicano que participó en la Revolución Mexicana, se desempeñó como jefe militar en Mazatlán Sinaloa, Jefe de la oficina de Quejas con Lázaro Cárdenas, jefe político de Baja California entre 1937 y 1944 por designación de los presidentes Lázaro Cárdenas y Manuel Ávila Camacho y como Secretario de Marina entre el 1 de diciembre de 1952 y el 2 de mayo de 1955 durante el gobierno de Adolfo Ruiz Cortines.

José Vasconcelos

José Vasconcelos 8 José Vasconcelos Calderón, called the "cultural caudillo" of the Mexican Revolution, was an important Mexican writer, philosopher, and politician. He is one of the most influential and controversial personalities in the development of modern Mexico. His philosophy of the "cosmic race" affected all aspects of Mexican sociocultural, political, and economic policies.

Vasco de Quiroga

Vasco de Quiroga 8 Vasco de Quiroga was the first bishop of Michoacán, Mexico, and one of the judges (oidores) in the second Real Audiencia of Mexico – the high court that governed New Spain – from January 10, 1531, to April 16, 1535.

Isidore the Laborer

Isidore the Laborer 8 Isidore the Laborer, also known as Isidore the Farmer, was a Spanish farmworker known for his piety toward the poor and animals. He is the Catholic patron saint of farmers, and of Madrid; El Gobernador, Jalisco; La Ceiba, Honduras; and of Tocoa, Honduras. His feast day is celebrated on 15 May.

Emilio Carranza

Emilio Carranza 8 Captain Emilio Carranza Rodríguez, was a noted Mexican aviator and national hero, nicknamed the "Lindbergh of Mexico". He was killed on the return part of a historic goodwill flight from Mexico City to the United States. He crashed in New Jersey shortly after take-off from New York.

Pedro Moreno (soldier)

Pedro Moreno (soldier) 8 Pedro Moreno Gonzalez, was an insurgent in the Mexican War of Independence.                         

Luis Echeverría

Luis Echeverría 7 Luis Echeverría Álvarez was a Mexican lawyer, academic, and politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), who served as the 57th president of Mexico from 1970 to 1976. Previously, he was Secretary of the Interior from 1963 to 1969. At the time of his death in 2022, he was his country's oldest living former head of state.

Salvador Díaz Mirón

Salvador Díaz Mirón 7 Salvador Díaz Mirón was a Mexican poet. He was born in the port city of Veracruz. His early verse, written in a passionate, romantic style, was influenced by Lord Byron and Victor Hugo. His later verse was more classical in mode. His poem, A Gloria, was influential. His 1901 volume Lascas established Diaz Mirón as a precursor of modernismo. After a long period of exile, he returned to Mexico and died in Veracruz on June 12, 1928.

Saint Lawrence

Saint Lawrence 7 Saint Lawrence or Laurence was one of the seven deacons of the city of Rome under Pope Sixtus II who were martyred in the persecution of the Christians that the Roman Emperor Valerian ordered in 258.

Gustavo Díaz Ordaz

Gustavo Díaz Ordaz 7 Gustavo Díaz Ordaz Bolaños was a Mexican politician and member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). He served as the President of Mexico from 1964 to 1970. Previously, he served as a member of the Chamber of Deputies for Puebla's 1st district, a senator of the Congress of the Union for Puebla, and Secretary of the Interior.

Felipe Ángeles

Felipe Ángeles 7 Felipe Ángeles Ramírez (1868–1919) was a Mexican military officer and revolutionary during the era of the Mexican Revolution. Having risen to the rank of colonel of artillery in the Federal Army of the Porfiriato, Ángeles was promoted to general during the brief presidency of Francisco I. Madero. After the Ten Tragic Days, he became unique in the history of the revolution by becoming the only Federal general to join the revolutionary cause in northern Mexico, serving with General Pancho Villa's División del Norte.

Ignacio Vallarta

Ignacio Vallarta 6 Ignacio Luis Vallarta Ogazón was a Mexican jurist and governor of the Mexican state of Jalisco (1872–1876). His baptismal name was José Luis Miguel Ignacio Vallarta Ogazón.

Nezahualcoyotl (tlatoani)

Nezahualcoyotl (tlatoani) 6 Nezahualcoyotl was a scholar, philosopher (tlamatini), warrior, architect, poet and ruler (tlatoani) of the city-state of Texcoco in pre-Columbian era Mexico. Unlike other high-profile Mexican figures from the century preceding Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, Nezahualcoyotl was not fully Mexica; his father's people were the Acolhua, another Nahuan people settled in the eastern part of the Valley of Mexico, on the coast of Lake Texcoco. His mother, however, was the sister of Chimalpopoca, the Mexica king of Tenochtitlan.

Miguel Negrete

Miguel Negrete 6 José Miguel Pascual Negrete Novoa, commonly known as Miguel Negrete was a 19th-century Mexican Major General. He participated in the many Mexican Civil Wars, as well as the Mexican–American War and the Second French intervention in Mexico. Negrete was also the Governor of Puebla from October 13, 1863, to November 4, 1863, and the Minister of War and Navy of Mexico from March 16, 1864, to August 23, 1865

Leandro Valle Martínez

Leandro Valle Martínez 6 Leandro Valle Martínez fue un general liberal mexicano, aliado del presidente Benito Juárez durante la Guerra de Reforma.

Ferdinand III of Castile

Ferdinand III of Castile 6 Ferdinand III, called the Saint, was King of Castile from 1217 and King of León from 1230 as well as King of Galicia from 1231. He was the son of Alfonso IX of León and Berenguela of Castile. Through his second marriage he was also Count of Aumale. Ferdinand III was one of the most successful kings of Castile, securing not only the permanent union of the crowns of Castile and León, but also masterminding the most expansive southward territorial expansion campaign yet in the Guadalquivir Valley, in which Islamic rule was in disarray in the wake of the decline of the Almohad presence in the Iberian Peninsula. He was made a saint in 1671.

Xicotencatl II

Xicotencatl II 6 Xicotencatl II Axayacatl, also known as Xicotencatl the Younger, was a prince and warleader, probably with the title of Tlacochcalcatl, of the pre-Columbian state of Tlaxcala at the time of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire.

Ignacio Manuel Altamirano

Ignacio Manuel Altamirano 6 Ignacio Manuel Altamirano Basilio was a Mexican radical liberal writer, journalist, teacher and politician. He wrote Clemencia (1869), which is often considered to be the first modern Mexican novel.

Manuel Clouthier

Manuel Clouthier 6 Manuel de Jesús Clouthier del Rincón was a Mexican agriculturalist, businessman and politician. His 1988 presidential campaign challenged the dominance of Mexico's PRI party in the nation's politics, with rhetoric and protests before, during and after the elections. Although officially coming in third, he remained a prominent political force in Mexico until his death in a car accident a year after the elections.

Anthony of Padua

Anthony of Padua 6 Anthony of Padua, OFM or Anthony of Lisbon was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order.

Miguel Ángel de Quevedo

Miguel Ángel de Quevedo 5 Miguel Ángel de Quevedo was a Mexican architect, engineer, and environmentalist who founded Mexico City's Viveros de Coyoacán arboretum, as well as numerous other construction projects in Mexico City, and throughout the country, and promoted the conservation of Mexico's forests. He is called el apóstol del árbol for his dedication to the defense of Mexico's forests.

Isabella I of Castile

Isabella I of Castile 5 Isabella I, also called Isabella the Catholic, was Queen of Castile and León from 1474 until her death in 1504. She was also Queen of Aragon from 1479 until her death as the wife of King Ferdinand II. Reigning together over a dynastically unified Spain, Isabella and Ferdinand are known as the Catholic Monarchs.

Jesús González Ortega

Jesús González Ortega 5 Jesús González Ortega was a Mexican soldier and politician; governor of Zacatecas who was a notable ally of President Benito Juárez during the War of Reform and during the French intervention in Mexico. He is notable for defending the city of Puebla from the French army March 16, 1863, to May 16, 1863.

Manuel Acuña

Manuel Acuña 5 Manuel Acuña Navarro was a 19th-century Mexican writer. He focused on poetry but also wrote some novels and plays. He committed suicide at age 24. It is not certain why he killed himself, but it is thought that he did so because of a woman.

Miguel Lerdo de Tejada

Miguel Lerdo de Tejada 5 Miguel Lerdo de Tejada was a Mexican statesman, a leader of the Revolution of Ayutla, and author of the Lerdo Law, extinguishing the right of corporations, including the Roman Catholic Church and indigenous communities, from holding land.

Mariano Arista

Mariano Arista 5 José Mariano Arista was a Mexican soldier and politician who also became president of Mexico.       

Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph 5 Joseph was a 1st-century Jewish man of Nazareth who, according to the canonical Gospels, was married to Mary, the mother of Jesus, and was the legal father of Jesus.

Saint Cecilia

Saint Cecilia 5 Saint Cecilia, also spelled Cecelia, was a Roman virgin martyr and is venerated in Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, and some Lutheran churches, such as the Church of Sweden. She became the patroness of music and musicians, it being written that, as the musicians played at her wedding, Cecilia "sang in her heart to the Lord". Musical compositions are dedicated to her, and her feast, on 22 November, is the occasion of concerts and musical festivals. She is also known as Cecilia of Rome.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln 5 Abraham Lincoln was an American lawyer, politician, and statesman, who served as the 16th president of the United States, from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War, defending the nation as a constitutional union, defeating the insurgent Confederacy, playing a major role in the abolition of slavery, expanding the power of the federal government, and modernizing the U.S. economy.

Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II 5 Pope John Paul II was head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 until his death in 2005.

Alfredo del Mazo Maza

Alfredo del Mazo Maza 5 Alfredo del Mazo Maza is a Mexican politician affiliated to the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who served as Governor of the State of Mexico from 2017 to 2023. Members of del Mazo's family have collectively governed the State of Mexico for 23 years, starting with his grandfather Alfredo del Mazo Vélez (1945-1951); then followed by his father Alfredo del Mazo González (1981-1986) and his cousin Enrique Peña Nieto (2005-2011); adding Arturo Montiel, Peña Nieto's uncle, the del Mazo family's rule extends to 29 years.

Manuel Gómez Morín

Manuel Gómez Morín 5 Manuel Gómez Morín was a Mexican politician. He was a founding member of the National Action Party, and one of its theoreticians. Prior to this he was considered a leading figure in Mexican monetary policy, one of the so-called Siete Sabios de México.

José Martí

José Martí 4 José Julián Martí Pérez was a Cuban nationalist, poet, philosopher, essayist, journalist, translator, professor, and publisher, who is considered a Cuban national hero because of his role in the liberation of his country from Spain. He was also an important figure in Latin American literature. He was very politically active and is considered an important philosopher and political theorist. Through his writings and political activity, he became a symbol of Cuba's bid for independence from the Spanish Empire in the 19th century, and is referred to as the "Apostle of Cuban Independence". From adolescence on, he dedicated his life to the promotion of liberty, political independence for Cuba, and intellectual independence for all Spanish Americans; his death was used as a cry for Cuban independence from Spain by both the Cuban revolutionaries and those Cubans previously reluctant to start a revolt.

Eugenio Garza Sada

Eugenio Garza Sada 4 Eugenio Garza Sada was an industrialist in the city of Monterrey, Mexico best known for founding the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) school system in the country. Garza was born into a business family, with his father founding the Cuauhtémoc Brewery in Monterrey in 1890. After Garza graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), he began to work at the brewery, working his way up in the company to eventually take over as director after his father died. Garza and his brother Roberto grew the company into a conglomerate and instituted various innovations including benefits and social services for employees. Garza's inspiration for founding ITESM came from his experience at MIT, as well as the desire to decrease Mexico's dependence on foreign expert help. He remained the head of ITESM's board until his death in 1973, as a result of a failed kidnapping attempt.

Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera 4 Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez, known as Diego Rivera, was a prominent Mexican painter. His large frescoes helped establish the mural movement in Mexican and international art.

Juventino Rosas

Juventino Rosas 4 José Juventino Policarpo Rosas Cadenas was a Mexican composer and violinist.                       

Alfonso Reyes

Alfonso Reyes 4 Alfonso Reyes Ochoa was a Mexican writer, philosopher and diplomat. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature five times and has been acclaimed as one of the greatest authors in Spanish language. He served as ambassador of Mexico to Argentina and Brazil.

Úrsulo Galván Reyes

Úrsulo Galván Reyes 4 Úrsulo Galván Reyes fue un líder agrarista mexicano conocido como "El Apóstol Jarocho del Agrarismo", fundador de la Liga de Comunidades Agrarias del Estado de Veracruz y de la Liga Nacional Campesina, militante del Partido Comunista Mexicano, fue Senador de la República y alcalde de Veracruz.

Felipe Carrillo Puerto

Felipe Carrillo Puerto 4 Felipe Carrillo Puerto was a Mexican journalist, politician and revolutionary who became known for his efforts at reconciliation between the Yucatec Maya and the Mexican government after the Caste War. He was governor of the Mexican state of Yucatán from 1922 to 1924.

Prisciliano Sánchez Padilla

Prisciliano Sánchez Padilla 4 Prisciliano Sánchez Padilla fue el primer gobernador constitucional del estado de Jalisco (México), diputado anteriormente, simpatizaba con las ideas independentistas y consideraba benéfico que los estados pudiesen regirse por sí mismos. Se ha llegado a citar las obras de Benjamin Constant, como determinantes para lo que posteriormente serían sus tesis de separación Iglesia-Estado.

Felipe de Jesús Villanueva Gutiérrez

Felipe de Jesús Villanueva Gutiérrez 4 Felipe de Jesús Villanueva Gutiérrez was a Mexican violinist, virtuoso pianist and composer. Villanueva remains one of the most well-known figures of the Mexican musical romanticism – flourishing during the historical period known in Mexico as the Porfiriato.

Narciso Mendoza

Narciso Mendoza 4 Narciso García Mendoza fue un militar mexicano que participó en la Independencia de México y en la Segunda intervención francesa en México. Es conocido como el "Niño Artillero" por su papel como integrante del Batallón Infantil, también llamado "Los Emulantes", creado por el líder insurgente José María Morelos.

Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda 4 Pablo Neruda was a Chilean poet-diplomat and politician who won the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature. Neruda became known as a poet when he was 13 years old and wrote in a variety of styles, including surrealist poems, historical epics, political manifestos, a prose autobiography, and passionate love poems such as the ones in his collection Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair (1924).

Raphael (archangel)

Raphael (archangel) 4 Raphael is an archangel first mentioned in the Book of Tobit and in 1 Enoch, both estimated to date from between the 3rd and 2nd century BCE. In later Jewish tradition, he became identified as one of the three heavenly visitors entertained by Abraham at the Oak of Mamre. He is not named in either the New Testament or the Quran, but later Christian tradition identified him with healing and as the angel who stirred waters in the Pool of Bethesda in John 5:2–4, and in Islam, where his name is Israfil, he is understood to be the unnamed angel of Quran 6:73, standing eternally with a trumpet to his lips, ready to announce the Day of Judgment. In Gnostic tradition, Raphael is represented on the Ophite Diagram.

Abelardo L. Rodríguez

Abelardo L. Rodríguez 4 Abelardo Rodríguez Luján, commonly known as Abelardo L. Rodríguez was a Mexican military officer, businessman and politician who served as Substitute President of Mexico from 1932 to 1934. He completed the term of President Pascual Ortiz Rubio after his resignation, during the period known as the Maximato, when Former President Plutarco Elías Calles held considerable de facto political power, without being president himself. Rodríguez was, however, more successful than Ortiz Rubio had been in asserting presidential power against Calles's influence.

Félix Cuevas

Félix Cuevas 4 Félix de las Cuevas González, más conocido como Félix Cuevas, fue un empresario y filántropo español.

Didacus of Alcalá

Didacus of Alcalá 4 Didacus of Alcalá, also known as Diego de San Nicolás, was a Spanish Franciscan lay brother who served among the first group of missionaries to the newly conquered Canary Islands. He died at Alcalá de Henares on 12 November 1463 and is now honoured by the Catholic Church as a saint.

Gabino Barreda

Gabino Barreda 4 Gabino Barreda was a Mexican physician, philosopher and politician oriented to French positivism. He served in both the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies.

Philip the Apostle

Philip the Apostle 4 Philip the Apostle was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament. Later Christian traditions describe Philip as the apostle who preached in Greece, Syria, and Asia-Minor.

Maclovio Herrera

Maclovio Herrera 4 Maclovio Herrera Cano fue un militar mexicano que participó en la Revolución mexicana.             

Gabriel Leyva Solano

Gabriel Leyva Solano 4 Gabriel Leyva Solano fue un militar y docente mexicano, defensor de campesinos y luchador de la Revolución mexicana.

Mary, mother of Jesus

Mary, mother of Jesus 4 Mary was a first-century Jewish woman of Nazareth, the wife of Joseph and the mother of Jesus. She is a central figure of Christianity, venerated under various titles such as virgin or queen, many of them mentioned in the Litany of Loreto. The Eastern and Oriental Orthodox, Church of the East, Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran churches believe that Mary, as mother of Jesus, is the Mother of God. Other Protestant views on Mary vary, with some holding her to have lesser status.

Manlio Fabio Beltrones

Manlio Fabio Beltrones 4 Manlio Fabio Beltrones Rivera is a Mexican economist and elected official, member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), and a federal deputy since September 1, 2012. He was the president of the Senate during its 2006-2007 session and was reelected to that position for the 2010-2011 term. He served as Governor of Sonora from October 22, 1991 to September 12, 1997. He served two terms as federal deputy. He was the President of the Chamber of Deputies in 2004-2005. From 2015 to June 2016, he was the president of the Institutional Revolutionary Party.

Adolfo Prieto y Álvarez de las Vallinas

Adolfo Prieto y Álvarez de las Vallinas 3 Adolfo Prieto y Álvarez de las Vallinas fue un empresario español que fundó e invirtió en empresas mexicanas.

Eusebio Kino

Eusebio Kino 3 Eusebio Francisco Kino, SJ, often referred to as Father Kino, was an Italian Jesuit, missionary, geographer, explorer, cartographer, mathematician and astronomer born in the Bishopric of Trent, Holy Roman Empire.

Juan Salvador Agraz

Juan Salvador Agraz 3 Juan Salvador Agraz y Ramírez de Prado fue un destacado ingeniero químico mexicano, nacido en San Agustín de Tecolotlán, Jalisco, México

Carmen Serdán

Carmen Serdán 3 María del Carmen Serdán Alatriste was a Mexican revolutionary. She shared the ideas of the Mexican Revolution and sympathized with Francisco I Madero. She was the sister of Aquiles Serdán Alatriste, also a revolutionary, and granddaughter of Miguel Cástulo Alatriste Castro, who served as the Liberal governor of the state of Puebla from 1857 to 1861.

Pedro de Gante

Pedro de Gante 3 Pieter van der Moere, also known as Brother Pedro de Gante or Pedro de Mura was a Franciscan missionary in sixteenth century Mexico. Born in Geraardsbergen in present-day Belgium, he was of Flemish descent. Since Flanders, like Spain, belonged to the Habsburg Empire and he was a relative of King Charles V, he was allowed to travel to the colonies of New Spain as one of a group of Franciscan friars. Gante's group in fact arrived before the 12 Franciscans normally thought of as the first friars in New Spain. In Mexico he spent his life as a missionary, indoctrinating the indigenous population in Christian catechism and dogma. He learned Nahuatl, the language of the Aztecs, and composed a Christian "doctrina". One of his most significant contributions to Mexico was the creation of the School of San Jose de los Naturales. This was the first school set up by Europeans in the Americas.

Francisco Medina Ascencio

Francisco Medina Ascencio 3 Francisco Medina Ascencio fue un político mexicano, Gobernador de Jalisco y Presidente Municipal de Guadalajara.

Javier Rojo Gómez

Javier Rojo Gómez 3 Javier Rojo Gómez fue un abogado y político mexicano, miembro del Partido Revolucionario Institucional. Ocupó numerosos cargos políticos entre ellos, el de Jefe del Departamento del Distrito Federal, Gobernador de su estado natal y del entonces Territorio de Quintana Roo.

Gustavo Baz Prada

Gustavo Baz Prada 3 Gustavo Baz Prada was a Mexican politician and medical doctor. He was Governor of the State of Mexico from 1914 to 1915 and from 1957 to 1963.

Manuel Sabino Crespo

Manuel Sabino Crespo 3 Manuel Sabino Crespo fue un sacerdote católico novohispano que se unió al movimiento insurgente durante la guerra de la independencia de México.


Uriel 3 Uriel, Auriel or Oriel is the name of one of the archangels who is mentioned in the post-exilic rabbinic tradition and in certain Christian traditions. He is well known in the Russian Orthodox tradition and in folk Catholicism and recognised in the Anglican Church as the fourth archangel. He is also well known in European esoteric medieval literature. Uriel is also known as a master of knowledge and archangel of wisdom.

José Clemente Orozco

José Clemente Orozco 3 José Clemente Orozco was a Mexican caricaturist and painter, who specialized in political murals that established the Mexican Mural Renaissance together with murals by Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and others. Orozco was the most complex of the Mexican muralists, fond of the theme of human suffering, but less realistic and more fascinated by machines than Rivera. Mostly influenced by Symbolism, he was also a genre painter and lithographer. Between 1922 and 1948, Orozco painted murals in Mexico City, Orizaba, Claremont, California, New York City, Hanover, New Hampshire, Guadalajara, Jalisco, and Jiquilpan, Michoacán. His drawings and paintings are exhibited by the Carrillo Gil Museum in Mexico City, and the Orozco Workshop-Museum in Guadalajara. Orozco was known for being a politically committed artist, and he promoted the political causes of peasants and workers.

José Mariano Jiménez

José Mariano Jiménez 3 José Mariano Jiménez was a Mexican engineer and rebel officer active at the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence.

Lorenzo Boturini Benaduci

Lorenzo Boturini Benaduci 3 Lorenzo Boturini Benaducci 1698, Sondrio, Italy – 1749, Madrid) was a historian, antiquary and ethnographer of New Spain, the Spanish Empire's colonial dominions in North America.

Jaime Torres Bodet

Jaime Torres Bodet 3 Jaime Mario Torres Bodet was a prominent Mexican politician and writer who served in the executive cabinet of three Presidents of Mexico. He was the second Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), serving from 1948 until his resignation in 1952.

Rafael E. Melgar

Rafael E. Melgar 3 Rafael Eustacio Melgar Andrade fue un militar y político mexicano.                                 

Juan Álvarez

Juan Álvarez 3 Juan Nepomuceno Álvarez Hurtado de Luna, generally known as Juan Álvarez, was a general, long-time caudillo in southern Mexico, and president of Mexico for two months in 1855, following the liberals' ouster of Antonio López de Santa Anna. His presidency inaugurated the pivotal era of La Reforma.

Lauro Villar Ochoa

Lauro Villar Ochoa 3 Lauro Villar Ochoa was a Mexican military general who is known for defending the National Palace of Mexico and Francisco I. Madero's administration, along with Ángel Ortiz Monasterio, from the rebellious attacks of the general Bernardo Reyes of the Ten Tragic Days in 1913. He also fought in the French Intervention and against the empire of Maximilian I of Mexico.

José María Vértiz

José María Vértiz 3 José María Vértiz y Delgado fue un médico oftalmólogo mexicano.                                     

Romulo Garza Guerra

Romulo Garza Guerra 3 Rómulo Garza Guerra fue un empresario y filántropo mexicano. Desempeñó diversos cargos en Vidriera Monterrey hasta llegar a ser Gerente General y miembro del consejo de Administración del Grupo Vitro. En 1943, junto a Eugenio Garza Sada, funda el Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. Lleva su nombre una de las principales avenidas que atraviesa San Nicolás de los Garza en la que se encuentran las instalaciones de Xignux.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde 3 Oscar Fingal O'Fflahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of the most popular playwrights in London in the early 1890s. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, and his criminal conviction for gross indecency for homosexual acts.

John the Baptist

John the Baptist 3 John the Baptist was a Jewish preacher active in the area of the Jordan River in the early 1st century AD. He is also known as Saint John the Forerunner in Eastern Orthodoxy, John the Immerser in some Baptist Christian traditions, Saint John by certain Catholic churches, and Prophet Yahya in Islam. He is sometimes alternatively referred to as John the Baptiser.


Jerome 3 Jerome, also known as Jerome of Stridon, was an early Christian priest, confessor, theologian, translator, and historian; he is commonly known as Saint Jerome.

Simón Bolívar

Simón Bolívar 3 Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar Palacios Ponte y Blanco was a Venezuelan military and political leader who led what are currently the countries of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Panama, and Bolivia to independence from the Spanish Empire. He is known colloquially as El Libertador, or the Liberator of America.

Dr. Atl

Dr. Atl 3 Gerardo Murillo Coronado, also known by his signature "Dr. Atl", was a Mexican painter and writer. He was actively involved in the Mexican Revolution in the Constitutionalist faction led by Venustiano Carranza. He had ties to the anarchosyndicalist labor organization, the Casa del Obrero Mundial "House of the World Worker." Later in his life, he became a supporter of fascism and wrote pieces supporting the Axis powers in the buildup to the Second World War.

Joaquín Amaro

Joaquín Amaro 3 Joaquín Amaro Domínguez was a Mexican revolutionary general and military reformer. He served as Secretary of War in the cabinets of Presidents Plutarco Elías Calles, Emilio Portes Gil, and Pascual Ortiz Rubio, making him one of the longest-serving cabinet-level officials in Mexican history. His ambitious reforms of the fractious Mexican military transformed the armed forces from a political partisan to an armed force loyal to the president and government. He accomplished this "through a process of cultural reeducation that replaced an entrenched tradition of militarism with one emphasizing such values as discipline, duty, honor, and loyalty to the civilian government."

Rodolfo Chávez Carrillo

Rodolfo Chávez Carrillo 3 El Arq. Rodolfo Chávez Carrillo fue un político mexicano y gobernador del Estado de Colima de 1955 a 1961. Construyó una gran cantidad de escuelas y carreteras rurales. Durante su gobierno se llevó a cabo el Primer Congreso de Historia Regional de Colima el 19 de agosto de 1957. En este congreso participaron los historiadores Carlos Pizano Saucedo, Jesús Figueroa Torres, José Yáñez Centeno, entre otros más, como Felipe Sevilla del Río, que presentó su obra “Provanza de Colima”. Murió el 31 de agosto de 1993 en Tijuana, Baja California.

Isidro Fabela

Isidro Fabela 3 José Isidro Fabela Alfaro was a Mexican judge, politician, professor, writer, publisher, governor of the State of Mexico, diplomat, and delegate to the now defunct League of Nations. Fabela was born in Atlacomulco, Mexico State. He was a member of the group of intellectuals opposed to the Porfirio Díaz regime, the Ateneo de Juventud, a group that also included José Vasconcelos and Diego Rivera. He served prominently revolutionary leader Venustiano Carranza and went on to hold many important posts in the Mexican government.

Xicotencatl I

Xicotencatl I 3 Xicotencatl I or Xicotencatl the Elder was a long-lived teuctli of Tizatlan, a Nahua altepetl (city-state) within the Confederacy of Tlaxcala, in what is now Mexico. According to one source, Xicotencatl was instrumental in allying the Tlaxcaltecs with the Spanish to overthrow the Aztec Empire.

Luis Cabrera Lobato

Luis Cabrera Lobato 3 Luis Vicente Cabrera Lobato was a Mexican lawyer, politician and writer. His pen name for his political essays was "Lic. Blas Urrea"; the more literary works he wrote as "Lucas Rivera". During the late presidency of Porfirio Díaz, he was a vocal critic of the regime. He became an important civilian intellectual in the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920).

Ignacio de la Llave

Ignacio de la Llave 3 Ignacio de la Llave y Segura Zevallos was a general and the governor of the Mexican state of Veracruz (1861–1862).

Jaime Nunó

Jaime Nunó 3 Jaime Nunó Roca was a Spanish composer from Catalonia who composed the music for the Mexican national anthem.

Manuel T. Gonzaullas

Manuel T. Gonzaullas 3 Manuel Trazazas Gonzaullas was a Texas Rangers captain and a staff member of the Texas government. 

José Antonio de Alzate y Ramírez

José Antonio de Alzate y Ramírez 3 José Antonio de Alzate y Ramírez was a priest in New Spain, scientist, historian, and cartographer. 

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt 3 Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand von Humboldt was a German philosopher, linguist, government functionary, diplomat, and founder of the Humboldt University of Berlin, which was named after him in 1949.

Gabriela Mistral

Gabriela Mistral 3 Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, known by her pseudonym Gabriela Mistral, was a Chilean poet-diplomat, educator, and Catholic. She was a member of the Secular Franciscan Order or Third Franciscan order. She was the first Latin American author to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1945, "for her lyric poetry which, inspired by powerful emotions, has made her name a symbol of the idealistic aspirations of the entire Latin American world". Some central themes in her poems are nature, betrayal, love, a mother's love, sorrow and recovery, travel, and Latin American identity as formed from a mixture of Native American and European influences. Her image is featured on the 5,000 Chilean peso banknote.

Rubén Darío

Rubén Darío 3 Félix Rubén García Sarmiento, known as Rubén Darío, was a Nicaraguan poet who initiated the Spanish-language literary movement known as modernismo (modernism) that flourished at the end of the 19th century. Darío had a great and lasting influence on 20th-century Spanish-language literature and journalism.

Bernardino de Sahagún

Bernardino de Sahagún 3 Bernardino de Sahagún was a Franciscan friar, missionary priest and pioneering ethnographer who participated in the Catholic evangelization of colonial New Spain. Born in Sahagún, Spain, in 1499, he journeyed to New Spain in 1529. He learned Nahuatl and spent more than 50 years in the study of Aztec beliefs, culture and history. Though he was primarily devoted to his missionary task, his extraordinary work documenting indigenous worldview and culture has earned him the title as “the first anthropologist." He also contributed to the description of Nahuatl, the imperial language of the Aztec Empire. He translated the Psalms, the Gospels, and a catechism into Nahuatl.

Francisco José Múgica

Francisco José Múgica 3 Francisco José Múgica Velázquez was a Mexican military revolutionary, major general and politician. He participated in the Constituent Congress of 1917 that produced the Constitution of Mexico. Notable for being a radical ideologue, he served governor of the states of Tabasco and Michoacán as well as the then-Territory of Baja California Sur and Islas Marías. Múgica was the ideological mentor to Lázaro Cárdenas after the military phase of the Revolution and served as member of Cárdenas's cabinet when he was president (1934–40), heading the secretariats of National Economy and Communications and Public Works.

Jesús Reyes Heroles

Jesús Reyes Heroles 3 Jesús Reyes Heroles fue un político, jurista, historiador y académico mexicano. Padre del economista y funcionario Jesús Reyes-Heroles González-Garza y del escritor y analista político Federico Reyes-Heroles.

Saint George

Saint George 3 Saint George, also George of Lydda, was an early Christian martyr who is venerated as a saint in Christianity. According to tradition, he was a soldier in the Roman army. Of Cappadocian Greek origin, he became a member of the Praetorian Guard for Roman emperor Diocletian, but was sentenced to death for refusing to recant his Christian faith. He became one of the most venerated saints, heroes and megalomartyrs in Christianity, and he has been especially venerated as a military saint since the Crusades. He is respected by Christians, Druze, as well as some Muslims as a martyr of monotheistic faith.
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