Vicente Guerrero

leading revolutionary generals of the Mexican War of Independence and President of Mexico (1782-1831)

Vicente Ramón Guerrero Saldaña (August 10, 1782February 14, 1831) was a Mexican revolutionary leader and president. He was one of the main rebel leaders of the Mexican Revolution who fought against Spain for independence in the early 19th century; and an early President of Mexico. Guerrero was born in the town of Tixtla, some 100 km inland from the port of Acapulco, in the Sierra Madre del Sur.

Vicente Guerrero

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  • Compañeros, this old man is my father. He has come to offer me rewards in the name of the Spaniards. I have always respected my father but my homeland comes first.
    • 1819; the Spaniards had sent Guerrero's father to plead for an end to Guererro's rebellion. [1]

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