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Today in Latin American History

Mexican Revolutionary Emiliano Zapata was Born in 1879

Mexican Revolutionary Emiliano Zapata was Born in 1879

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Today in Latin American history, Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata was born in 1879.

He formed and commanded the Liberation Army of the South, an important revolutionary brigade, and his followers were known as Zapatistas.

He is a figure from the Mexican Revolution era who is still revered today.

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