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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 1880 and from 1884 to 1911. A veteran of the War of the Reform ( 1858–60) and the French intervention in ...

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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 ...

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Porfirio Diaz: Soldier and president of Mexico (1877–80, 1884–1911), who ... He began training for the priesthood at age 15, but upon the outbreak of war with ...

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May 18, 2017 ... Porfirio Diaz ruled Mexico for thirty-five years (1876-1911). ... in the army, fighting against the French and in the civil wars that wracked Mexico ...

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Mexico under Porfirio Díaz like the United States and other countries in the ... to a seminary, he joined the national guard during the war with the United States, ...

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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.

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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 ...

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to prevent civil war; Bismarck consolidated the first German Empire; ... SIDELIGHTS: The future dictator of Mexico, Jose de la Cruz Porfirio Diaz (always called ...

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Nov 20, 2012 ... As Mexico celebrates Revolution Day (Día de la Revolución) today, get the facts on one of ... president and soon devolved into a multi-sided civil war. ... Porfirio Díaz first made a name for himself at the 1862 Battle of Puebla.