Emiliano Zapata

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Mexican revolutionary who led a revolt for agrarian reforms (1879-1919)


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Piedra Labrada, Emiliano Zapata and Conquista Campesina produce wheat, beans and coffee primarily for their own consumption.
There, they battled Madero's former allies, led by Emiliano Zapata.
A colorful wall-length mural by artist Miguel Castillo depicts famous Mexicans Emiliano Zapata, Pancho Villa, Frida Kahlo, Pedro Infante, Luis ``El Gallo Giro'' Aguilar, Maria Felix, Mario Moreno ``Cantinflas,'' Agustin Lara, German Valdez, Adalberto Martinez and Dolores del Rio.
About six years ago, director Alfonso Arau was seeking Hollywood financing for "Zapata," a mystical story of Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata.
8-10, near the birth date of the EZLN's namesake Emiliano Zapata.
A tree with pink-glowing light bulbs nestles in one corner of the window by the front door, while on the wall Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata leaves you to ponder his most famous quote:``It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees''.
as the brother of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata and four years later in Lust for Life as the painter Paul Gauguin
The group's march into Mexico City recalls a triumphal march to Mexico City in 1914 by peasant champion Emiliano Zapata, from whom the Zapatistas take their name.
Emiliano Zapata began his struggle for land reform in Morelos.
They called themselves the Zapatista National Liberation Army, after Emiliano Zapata, a hero of the 1910 revolution.
A major director in Mexico since 1970, Cazals' work often deals with social justice and Mexican history (Canoa, Su alteza serenisima, Emiliano Zapata, Kino).
To address this question he analyzes military, economic, and political changes in the state of Puebla from 1913 to 1920, paying particular attention to how different social classes' understandings and preferences concerning autonomy conditioned the struggle between the major revolutionary factions: the Constitucionalistas led by Venustiano Carranza, Alvaro Obregon, and Pablo Gonzalez and the Convencionistas of Emiliano Zapata and Francisco "Pancho" Villa.
was the rallying cry on November 20, 1910, when Francisco Madero, along with Pancho Villa, Emiliano Zapata and other supporters overthrew dictatorial President Porfirio Diaz.
In a move that brought to mind shades of Emiliano Zapata and his band of agro-revolutionaries storming the capital in last century's Mexican Revolution, machete-wielding farmers from around the country descended on Mexico City in late January to protest the North American Free Trade Agreement.