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Venustiano Carranza
Venustiano Carranza

In office
August 20, 1914 – May 21, 1920
Preceded by Francisco Lagos Cházaro
Succeeded by Adolfo de la Huerta

Born December 21, 1859(1859-12-21)
Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila
Died May 21, 1920 (aged 60)
Tlaxcalantongo, Puebla
Nationality Mexican
Political party Partido Demócrata Mexicano & Partido Liberal Constitucionalista
Spouse Virginia Salinas

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Venustiano Carranza Garza (December 29, 1859May 21, 1920) was one of the leaders of the Mexican Revolution. He ultimately became President of Mexico following the overthrow of the dictatorial Huerta regime in the summer of 1914 and during his administration the current constitution of Mexico was drafted.He ultimately became the last President of the Revolution/Civil war era. is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the Mexican Revolution of 1910. ... The President of the United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... This article is about the current Political Constitution of the United Mexican States. ...

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Biography

Carranza was born in the town of Cuatro Ciénegas, in the state of Coahuila, to a middle-class cattle-ranching family. His father, Jesús Carranza, had been a colonel in the army of Benito Juárez and a staunch supporter of Juárez's liberal party. Cuatro Ciénegas is a city and municipality in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila. ... Coahuila (formal name: Coahuila de Zaragoza) is one of Mexicos 31 component states. ... For general information about the genus, including other species of cattle, see Bos. ... Jesús Carranza was a Mexican colonel from Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila. ... For other uses, see Colonel (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Benito Juárez (disambiguation). ... Look up liberal on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Liberal may refer to: Politics: Liberalism American liberalism, a political trend in the USA Political progressivism, a political ideology that is for change, often associated with liberal movements Liberty, the condition of being free from control or restrictions Liberal Party, members of...


He studied at the Ateneo Fuente in Saltillo. In 1874 he went to the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria in Mexico City. Saltillo is a city in northeast Mexico, located at 25°42′ N 101°00′ W. It is the current capital of the state of Coahuila. ... Year 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Nickname: Location of Mexico City Coordinates: , Country Federal entity Boroughs The 16 delegaciones Founded c. ...


Venustiano Carranza was an early supporter of Francisco I. Madero's efforts to overthrow the Porfirio Díaz dictatorship, and when Madero formed his revolutionary cabinet he appointed Carranza Secretary of War and of the Navy. After Victoriano Huerta's overthrow of the Madero regime, Carranza under the "Plan de Guadalupe" became the leader in the opposition revolt against Huerta. Carranza's forces were known as the Constitutionalist Army, as he advocated reinstatement of the liberal Constitution of 1857. A graphical timeline is available here: Timeline of the Mexican Revolution Francisco Ignacio Madero González (October 30, 1873 – February 22, 1913) was a politician, writer and revolutionary who served as President of Mexico from 1911 to 1913. ... José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori (15 September 1830 – 2 July 1915) was a Mexican-American War volunteer, French Intervention hero, and President of Mexico. ... A graphical timeline is available here: Timeline of the Mexican Revolution José Victoriano Huerta Márquez (December 23, 1850 – January 13, 1916) was a Mexican military officer and President of Mexico. ...


Also under the "Plan de Guadalupe" Carranza took charge of the executive branch on May 1, 1915. He introduced an independent judiciary, greater decentralization of power, and land reform under the ejido system. Carranza was a man of great intelligence with wide knowledge of Mexican conditions and history. He was strongly built, wore round glasses and a large grey beard, giving him the appearance of a benevolent father figure. is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday[1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... In the law, the judiciary or judicial system is the system of courts which administer justice in the name of the sovereign or state, a mechanism for the resolution of disputes. ... -1... For the Venezuelan city, see Ejido, Mérida. ...


In September 1916 Carranza saw the need for a new Constitution and called for a Constitutional convention. On March 11, 1917 Venustiano Carranza was elected the first president under the new Mexican Constitution of 1917. Year 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... is the 70th day of the year (71st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... This article is about the current Political Constitution of the United Mexican States. ...


Fighting continued with factions who would not accept Carranza's rule, ranging from reactionary landowners and conservative Catholics to the forces of Emiliano Zapata and Francisco Villa for whom Carranza's reforms were too modest. Carranza ordered a bounty put on Zapata's head, leading to Zapata's assassination. For other uses, see Emiliano Zapata (disambiguation). ... For information about the boxer, see Pancho Villa (boxer). ...

Carranza, as depicted on the obverse of the former $100 Mexican peso.
Carranza, as depicted on the obverse of the former $100 Mexican peso.

As his presidential term drew to a close, he supported a civilian Ignacio Bonillas as a candidate against General Álvaro Obregón for the following presidential elections. This earned him the resentment of the military and of some fellow revolutionaries, including Obregón, Plutarco Elías Calles, and Adolfo de la Huerta, who rebelled against Carranza's government. On April 8, 1920, a campaign aide to Obregon attempted to assassinate Carranza. After the failed attempt, Carranza was forced to flee Mexico City. In logic (and usually without being paired with reverse), obverse has a meaning close to contrapositive. ... ISO 4217 Code MXN User(s) Mexico Inflation 3. ... Ignacio Bonillas was a Mexico diplomat. ... General Álvaro Obregón Salido (February 19, 1880 – July 17, 1928) was President of Mexico from 1920 to 1924. ... Plutarco Elías Calles (September 25, 1877 – October 19, 1945) was a Mexican general and politician. ... Adolfo de la Huerta (Guaymas, Sonora, México, 26 May 1881 – 9 July 1955) Mexican politician and interim President of Mexico from June 1st to November 30rd 1920. ... is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Location of Mexico City Coordinates: , Country Federal entity Boroughs The 16 delegaciones Founded c. ...


He set out towards Veracruz but was betrayed and assassinated in Tlaxcalantongo in the Sierra Norte of Puebla by the forces of General Rodolfo Herrero, supporter of Carranza's former allies, on May 21, 1920. Veracruz is the name of a city and a state in Mexico. ... Assassin and Assassins redirect here. ... is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


According to General Francisco L. Urquizo, Carranza's last words were: "Licenciado, ya me rompieron una pierna" which translates as "Lawyer, they have already broken one of my legs". (Carranza was referring to his partner, Licenciado Aguirre Berlanga, when he was ambushed and shot).[1]


References

  1. ^ Gen. Francisco L. Urquizo, De la vida militar mexicana (SEDENA, 1991) p. 228

Bibliography

  • Enrique Krauze, Mexico: Biography of Power (Harper Collins, 1997) pp. 334-373.

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External links

  • Venustiano Carranza on Mexconnect.com
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica, Venustiano Carranza
Preceded by
Francisco S. Carvajal
Revolutionary Commander of Mexico
1914
Succeeded by
Eulalio Gutiérrez
Preceded by
Francisco Lagos Cházaro
Revolutionary Commander of Mexico
1915–1917
Succeeded by
became President
Preceded by
Francisco S. Carvajal
President of Mexico
1917–1920
Succeeded by
Adolfo de la Huerta
Francisco S. Carvajal (December 9, 1870 – September 20, 1932) was a Mexican politician who served briefly as president in 1914. ... The President of the United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... Francisco Villa (left), Eulalio Gutiérrez (center), and Emiliano Zapata (right) at the Mexican National Palace (1914). ... Francisco Lagos Cházaro (1878-1932) was acting President of Mexico from June to October 1915. ... The President of the United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... Francisco S. Carvajal (December 9, 1870 – September 20, 1932) was a Mexican politician who served briefly as president in 1914. ... The President of the United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... Adolfo de la Huerta (Guaymas, Sonora, México, 26 May 1881 – 9 July 1955) Mexican politician and interim President of Mexico from June 1st to November 30rd 1920. ... This article is about the Mexican Revolution of 1910. ... The President of the United Mexican States is the head of state of Mexico. ... Adolfo de la Huerta (Guaymas, Sonora, México, 26 May 1881 – 9 July 1955) Mexican politician and interim President of Mexico from June 1st to November 30rd 1920. ... General Álvaro Obregón Salido (February 19, 1880 – July 17, 1928) was President of Mexico from 1920 to 1924. ... Plutarco Elías Calles (September 25, 1877 – October 19, 1945) was a Mexican general and politician. ... Emilio Portes Gil (October 3, 1890 – December 10, 1978) was President of Mexico from 1928 to 1930. ... Pascual Ortiz Rubio (10 March 1877 – 4 November 1963) was a Mexican politician. ... Term of office: 4 September 1932 – 30 November 1934 Preceded by: Pascual Ortiz Rubio Succeeded by: Lázaro Cárdenas del Río Date of birth: 12 May 1889 Place of birth: Guaymas, Sonora Date of death: 13 February 1967 Place of death: La Jolla, California, USA Profession: Army General... This article is about Gen. ... Term of office: 1 December 1940 – 1 December 1946 Preceded by: Lázaro Cárdenas del Río Succeeded by: Miguel Alemán Valdés Date of birth: 24 April 1897 Place of birth: Teziutlán, Puebla Date of death: 13 October 1955 Place of death: México State Profession... Miguel Alemán Valdés (September 29, 1900 – May 14, 1983) served as the President of Mexico from 1946 to 1952. ... Term of office: 1 December 1952 – 1 December 1958 Preceded by: Miguel Alemán Valdés Succeeded by: Adolfo López Mateos Date of birth: 30 December 1890 Place of birth: Veracruz, Ver. ... Adolfo López Mateos (26 May 1909 – 22 September 1969) was President of Mexico from 1958 to 1964, representing the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). ... Term of office: 1 December 1964 – 1 December 1970 Preceded by: Adolfo López Mateos Succeeded by: Luis Echeverría Álvarez Date of birth: 12 March 1911 Place of birth: Cd. ... Luis Echeverría Álvarez (born 17 January 1922) was the President of Mexico from 1970 to 1976. ... José López Portillo y Pacheco (June 16, 1920 – February 17, 2004) was the President of Mexico from 1976 to 1982. ... Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado (born December 12, 1934) was President of Mexico, representing the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), from December 1, 1982 to December 1, 1988. ... Carlos Salinas de Gortari (born April 3, 1948 in Mexico City) was President of Mexico from 1988 to 1994. ... Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León (born December 27, 1951) was President of Mexico from 1994 to 2000. ... Vicente Fox Quesada (born July 2, 1942) was the President of Mexico from 2000 to 2006. ... Felipe de Jesús Calderón Hinojosa (b. ... Image File history File links Seal_of_the_Government_of_Mexico. ...

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Venustiano Carranza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (426 words)
Venustiano Carranza Garza (December 29, 1859 May 21, 1920) was one of the leaders of the Mexican Revolution.
Carranza was born in the town of Cuatro Ciénegas, in the state of Coahuila, to a middle-class cattle-ranching family.
Venustiano Carranza was an early supporter of Francisco I. Madero's efforts to overthrow the Porfirio Díaz dictatorship, and when Madero came to power he appointed Carranza Secretary of War and of the Navy.
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