General Ignacio Zaragoza.

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Date: 2008
Publisher: Gale, a Cengage Company
Document Type: Photograph
Content Level: (Level 5)

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General Ignacio Zaragoza General Ignacio Zaragoza (1829-1862) led the Mexican army to victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, a date celebrated in the Americas as Cinco de Mayo. Zaragoza died of typhoid fever shortly after this victory. This stained-glass portrait is in the National Palace in Mexico City. © Danita Delimont/Alamy Images This image may be used for personal, non-commercial purposes only.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|PC3048787209