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Hidalgoy Miguel (the Father of Mexican Independence)

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Born: 1753 AD
Died: 1811 AD, at 58 years of age.

Nationality: Mexican
Categories: Patriot

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1753 - Born on the 8th of May.

1810 - On the 16th of September, in the town of Dolores, he used banners with the slogans which, included "Long live religion!, Long live Our Holy Mother of Guadalupe!, Long live Fernando the Seventh!, Long live the Americas and death to the corrupt government!".

         - He was captured in battle along with other leaders of the revolution, among them Ignacio Allende, José Mariano Jiménez and Juan Aldama.

1811 - The four leaders were held in the Federal Palace of Chihuahua and executed, three of them on the 26th of June.

         - Miguel Hidalgo on the 30th of July at Chihuahua's Government Palace.

         - Died on the 30th of July.

1821 - Hidalgo and the other three leaders' heads were on display in the city, when Mexico finally won its independence.


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