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Today in Latin American History

Mexican President, Dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz’s Term Ended in 1911

Mexican President, Dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz’s Term Ended in 1911

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Today in Latin American history, Mexican President and dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz’s term ended in 1911.

Ruling since 1876, these years are known as the Porfiriato.

Commonly considered by historians to have been a dictator, he is a controversial figure in Mexican history.

The period of his leadership was marked by significant internal stability, modernization, and economic growth.

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