Agustín de Iturbide
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Who is Agustín de Iturbide?
Agustín de Iturbide: Agustín Cosme Damián de Iturbide y Arámburu, also known as Augustine I of Mexico, was a Mexican army general and politician. During the Mexican War of Independence, he built a successful political and military coalition that took control in Mexico City on 27 September 1821, decisively gaining independence. After the liberation of Mexico was secured, he was proclaimed President of the Regency in 1821. A year later, he was announced as the Constitutional Emperor of the new nation, reigning as Emperor briefly from 19 May 1822 to 19 March 1823. He is credited as the original designer of the first Mexican flag.
- also known as Agustin de Iturbide
- born on (232 years ago) in Morelia
- ethnicity: Criollo people, Mexicans
- religion: Catholicism
- Marriage with Ana María de Huarte y Muñiz since
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- died on (191 years ago) in Padilla, Tamaulipas
Agustín de Iturbide is a fictional character from the 2012 film Morelos.
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An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic by Ana Paula Ambrosi, Silvia D. Zárate, Alex M. Saragoza
In 1821 , Agustín de Iturbide, another native son, occupied the city and imposed independence on its reluctant elites. Iturbide became the country's first leader, though ...
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