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Obregon, Alvaro

Born: 1880 AD
Died: 1928 AD, at 48 years of age.

Nationality: Mexican
Categories: Politician


1880 - Born on the 19th of February in Navojoa, Sonora.

1911 - He entered politics as a mayor of the town of Huatabampo.

1914 - He joined Venustiano Carranza in revolt against Huerta's new government, and succeeded in forcing Huerta from power.

1920 - He organized the military in a revolt against the president.

       - He was known for the agrarian and anticlerical reforms he instituted and for the cultivation of good relations with the United States.

1928 - He ran again for office, winning a second term as president after a bitterly contested election.

       - He returned to Mexico City to celebrate his victory, but was assassinated in a restaurant.

       - He died on the 17th of July in Mexico City.


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