Miguel Hidalgo Quotes

Long live Religion, Long Live our Most Holy Mother of Guadalupe. Long Live Ferdinand VII. Long Live America and death to bad government.

 
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He raised an army of 200,000 men to fight the Spanish. He was captured and executed for treason in 1811.
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Miguel Hidalgo, 1753-1811 Mexican Catholic Priest & Revolutionary Leader, Slogan, September 1810, Quoted by Adam Zamoyski in “Holy Madness: Romantics, Patriots, and Revolutionaries, 1776-1781

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Don Miguel Gregorio Antonio Francisco Ignacio Hidalgo-Costilla y Gallaga Mandarte Villaseñor; 8 May 1753 – 30 July 1811), more commonly known as Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla or simply Miguel Hidalgo (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈɣel iˈðalɣo], was a Mexican Roman Catholic priest and a leader of the Mexican War of Independence.

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