Dictionary of Mexican Rulers, 1325-1997 by Juana Vazquez-Gomez

By Juana Vazquez-Gomez

This effortless reference dictionary presents a short advisor to those that have ruled Mexico from 1325 to 1997. It covers all rulers from the Aztec Empire to the present president, Ernesto Zedillo. The booklet offers an aim portrait of the political management and describes the conditions surrounding significant occasions. prepared chronologically, with a thesaurus, appendixes, and identify index, the ebook contains 4 major chapters--The Aztec Empire, The Conquest and Viceroyalty, From Independence to the Diaz Dictatorship, and Revolution and glossy Mexico. every one bankruptcy opens with a quick characterization of the interval. a pragmatic advisor to Mexico's lengthy and intricate background, this e-book comprises brief biographical entries on all of the country's 185 rulers. Entries describe the most accomplishments and screw ups of every tenure. The booklet additionally comprises an appendix describing Mexico's major plans, treaties, conspiracies, and constitutions.

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His abusive rule led to several Indian uprisings. The viceroy’s response in some cases, as in Tehuantepec, was brutal repression. There were so many complaints against Leyva that the crown finally dismissed him and named Bishop Diego Osorio de Escobar as viceroy. Leyva, however, intercepted the communique´ and remained in power a bit longer. When the bishop eventually learned of his appointment, Leyva sneaked out of the capital. Back in Spain, Leyva was severely reprimanded by the king and was forbidden to hold a public post ever again.

THE THIRD AUDIENCIA OF FRANCISCO CEINOS, PEDRO VILLA´ NIMO OROZCO, AND VASCO DE PUGA (1564–1566). LOBOS, JERO Francisco Ceinos (or Ceynos) (2nd term)—Position: President. As a senior member of the oidores, Ceinos was left in charge of the government when Viceroy Luis de Velasco I died in office. This audiencia continued Velasco’s program. At this time, the trial against Martı´n Corte´s, the Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca, took place. Pedro Villalobos—Position: Oidor. Jero´nimo Orozco—Position: Oidor.

Back in Spain, Leyva was severely reprimanded by the king and was forbidden to hold a public post ever again. Toward the end of his life, Leyva joined the Carmelite order and died in one of their convents. –1673). ’’ Place of birth: La Corun˜a, Spain; Place of death: Puebla, Mexico; Position: Viceroy; Term: June 29, 1664–October 15, 1664. Osorio was a religious man with no interest in public office. He became a reluctant viceroy only after his predecessor was deposed. His term was extremely short.

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