Dictionary of Mexican Rulers, 1325-1997 (Contributions to by Juana Vazquez-Gomez

By Juana Vazquez-Gomez

This easy reference dictionary offers a brief advisor to people who have ruled Mexico from 1325 to 1997. It covers all rulers from the Aztec Empire to the present president, Ernesto Zedillo. The booklet offers an aim portrait of the political management and describes the conditions surrounding significant occasions. prepared chronologically, with a word list, appendixes, and identify index, the publication contains 4 major chapters—The Aztec Empire, The Conquest and Viceroyalty, From Independence to the DÍaz Dictatorship, and Revolution and glossy Mexico. every one bankruptcy opens with a quick characterization of the period.

A sensible consultant to Mexico's lengthy and intricate heritage, this publication includes brief biographical entries on all of the country's 185 rulers. Entries describe the most accomplishments and screw ups of every tenure. The ebook additionally contains an appendix describing Mexico's major plans, treaties, conspiracies, and constitutions.

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In the case of De Puga, however, it is known that he was from Granada, Spain, and married Francisca de Baena. D. from the Royal and Pontificial University of New Spain. One of his daughters married Pedro Quesada, a grandson of the Malinche (Don˜a Marina). He had several writings published. –1587). ’’ Place of birth: GASTO Pau, Baja Navarra, France; Place of death: Valladolid, Spain; Position: Viceroy; Term: 1566–1567. Peralta proceeded slowly and carefully during his government because of the unrest present due to the trial and execution of some who participated in the alleged Conspiracy of 1565 by Martı´n Corte´s.

Place of birth: Barcelona, Spain; Place of death: Madrid, Spain; Position: Viceroy; Term: August 15, 1653–September 16, 1660. Ferna´ndez de la Cueva was a distinguished military officer and an aristocrat. He was a patron of poets, painters, and sculptors. He ordered the colonization of the northern regions, sending approximately 100 Spanish families to found Albuquerque in the territory of New Mexico. He also sent arms and ammunition to Jamaica, which had fallen into English hands. Concerned with security, he reinforced the Barlovento Fleet that had been created to protect the Spanish ships from pirates.

40 DICTIONARY OF MEXICAN RULERS, 1325–1997 For unknown reasons, Cebria´n did not like Boturini and his project. After a brief investigation, Boturini was first imprisoned and later exiled to Spain. ’’ Cebria´n’s stubbornness and animosity toward Boturini cost Mexico the loss of this promising museum, which today would have been a valuable resource for all America. Many great works, including the work containing accounts of the apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe, were sent to Spain and lost to pirates attacks.

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