Men invent new ideals because they dare not attempt old ideals. They look forward with enthusiasm, because they are afraid to look back. — G. K. Chesterton

Agustin Iturbide

(Agustin I of Mexico)

1783–1824
Civilization: Hispanic — Mexico
   Field of Renown:  military — General
Era:  Mexico

Spanish General who changed sides and supported Mexican independence. Later made himself emperor.

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Book Links
The Spanish-American Colonies  in  A Child's History of Spain  by  John Bonner
The Regency and Empire  in  A Short History of Mexico  by  Arthur Howard Noll