Venustiano Carranza

Venustiano Carranza

Original Name José Venustiano Carranza de la Garza
Cuatrocienegas de Carranza, Cuatrociénegas Municipality, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico
Death 21 May 1920 (aged 60)
Tlaxcalantongo, Xicotepec Municipality, Puebla, Mexico
Burial Tabacalera, Cuauhtémoc Borough, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Memorial ID 18402 · View Source
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President of Mexico. was one of the main leaders of the Mexican Revolution, whose victorious northern revolutionary Constitutionalist Army defeated the counter-revolutionary regime of Victoriano Huerta and then defeated fellow revolutionaries after Huerta's ouster. He secured power in Mexico, serving as head of state from 1914 to 1916. With the promulgation of a new revolutionary Mexican Constitution of 1917, he was elected president, serving from 1916 to 1920. He was responsible for the death of revolutionary Emiliano Zapata.

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