Porfirio Diaz

1830–1915

President of Mexico for 35 years. Brought stability, modernization, and foreign capital, but ruled as a dictator.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Career of Porfirio Diaz  in  The Story of Mexico  by  Charles Morris
Diaz and Mexico of Today  in  A Short History of Mexico  by  Arthur Howard Noll


Image Links


Porfirio Diaz, the grand old man of Mexico
 in The Story of Mexico

General Porfirio Diaz
 in Young Folks' History of Mexico