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Porfirio Díaz, whose full name was José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori was a Mexican general and politician who served seven terms as President of Mexico, a total of three and a half decades from 1876 to 1911. A veteran of the War of the Reform (1858–60) and the French intervention in ...


José de la Cruz Porfirio Diaz Mori was a 16-year-old militia soldier during the U.S.-Mexican War, the beginning of a career of military and political service that ...


Soldier and president of Mexico (1877–80, 1884–1911), who established a strong ... An illustrious military career followed, including service in the War of the  ...


Porfirio Diaz ruled Mexico for thirty-five years (1876-1911). ... against the French and in the civil wars that wracked Mexico in the mid-to-late nineteenth century.


Mexico under Porfirio Díaz like the United States and other countries in the Western ... He distinguished himself in the fighting during the War of the Reform ...


Porfirio Diaz (1830-1915) perhaps qualifies as one of Mexico s most controversial ... War was in the air and Porfirio abandoned his studies to become a soldier.


May 5, 2011 ... The year 1910 saw the 80th birthday of José de la Cruz Porfirio Diaz, ... the events leading up to the Mexican dictator Porfirio Diaz's fall from power on May ... but the vicious civil war that ensued lasted for almost ten years and ...


Weaving the Past: Mexico in the Era of Porfirio Diaz ... These raids almost led to war with the US in 1877. ... Diaz kept the country free of civil war but at a cost .


The stage was set for the entrance of Porfirio Díaz, who would rule Mexico as an ... political unrest and civil war was not an inviting scene for foreign investment.


José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori President of Mexico ... On the one hand, Mexico had suffered from foreign involvement in its wars, on the other it wanted to  ...