San Pedro Cholula in Municipality of San Pedro Cholula, Puebla, Mexico — The Central Highlands
"Quiero morir siendo esclavo de los principios, no de los hombres"
José Juan Espinosa Torres
Esperanza Estela Chilaca Muñoz
Ignacio A. Molina Huerta
Secretario de Ayuntamiento
Eduardo Blanca Dieste · Marcelino Calzadilla García · Ricardo García Coconi · Santiago Cárcoba Ricco · María Guadalupe Tecotl Flores · Eduardo Aguilar Ramos · Víctor Manuel Romero Tecpanecatl · Saltiel Arturo Carranco Blanca · Pablo Ricardo Melgarejo Luna · María de la Luz Miramon Reyes · Carmen María Rojas Franco · Renato Augusto Lorenzini Rangel
San Pedro Cholula Puebla, a 20 de noviembre de 2014.
"I want to die as a slave to principles, not to men"
Names of municipal authorities
San Pedro Cholula Puebla, November 20, 2014.
Erected 2014 by Gobierno Municipal de San Pedro Cholula.
Location. 19° 3.775′ N, 98° 18.331′ W. Marker is in San Pedro Cholula, Puebla, in Municipality of San Pedro Cholula. Marker is on Avenida 4 Oriente, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The statue
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Parish of San Pedro Apostle (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Franciscan Convent of The Archangel Gabriel / San Pedro Cholula (about 120 meters away); Dr. Moisés Toxqui Avila (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Sanctuary of The Remedies (approx. 0.6 kilometers away).
Regarding Emiliano Zapata. Emiliano Zapata Salazar (b. 8 August 1879 – d. 10 April 1919) was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, the main leader of the peasant revolution in the state of Morelos, and the inspiration of the agrarian movement called Zapatismo.
Zapata was born in the rural village of Anenecuilco, Morelos, where peasant communities were under increasing pressure from the small landowning class who monopolized land and water resources for sugar cane production with the support of dictator Porfirio Díaz. Zapata early on participated in political movements against Diaz and the large landowners, and when the Revolution broke out in 1910 he was positioned as a central leader of the peasant revolt in Morelos. Cooperating with a number of other peasant leaders he formed the
In the aftermath of the revolutionaries' victory over Huerta, they attempted to sort out power relations in the Convention of
After his death Zapatista generals aligned with Obregón against Carranza and helped drive Carranza from power. In 1920, Zapatistas managed to obtain powerful posts in the governance of Morelos after Carranza's fall. They instituted many of the land reforms envisioned by Zapata in Morelos.
Zapata remains an iconic figure in Mexico, used both as a nationalist symbol as well as a symbol of the neo-Zapatista movement. Adapted from Wikipedia
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