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Huerta Márquez, José Victoriano (Huerta, Victoriano)

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Born: 1854 AD
Died: 1916 AD, at 61 years of age.

Nationality: Mexican
Categories: Politician, Presidents

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1854 - Born on December 23rd in Colotlán, Mexico.  dictatorial president of Mexico, whose regime united disparate revolutionary forces in common opposition to him.

1911-1912 - After the revolution of Francisco I. Madero he aided the new president, who, reluctantly, made him commander of the federal forces.

1913 - He plotted secretly with Madero's enemies, including United States ambassador Henry Lane Wilson, and overthrew the president.

         - Became the president of Mexico.

1914 - Steady insurgent military pressure forced Huerta to resign in July.

         - He fled to Europe and returned to the United States, where he was subsequently arrested for revolutionary activities.

1916 - Died of cirrhosis of the liver on January 13th in El Paso, Texas.

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