Emiliano Zapata Salazar (San Miguel Anenecuilco Morelos August 1879 - Chinameca Morelos April great military leader of the Mexican Revolution and symbol of peasant resistance in Mexico. He commanded the Southern Liberation Army.
“It was a mistake," you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.” ~ David Levithan He was instrumental in bringing down the corrupt and violent dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz, but on April 10, 1919, he was betrayed by Venustiano Carranza, then president and very ambitious politician who felt Zapata's popularity and influence would raise him to power. <3 lis