All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome. — Tacitus

Miguel Hidalgo

1753–1811
Civilization: Hispanic — Mexico
   Field of Renown:  hero — Patriot
Era:  Mexico

Freemason Priest who was a leader of Mexico's war of independence. Famous for !Grito de dolores!

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Book Links
The Spanish-American Colonies  in  A Child's History of Spain  by  John Bonner
Winning of Freedom—Santa Anna and Texas  in  The Story of Mexico  by  Charles Morris
Hidalgo and the Grito de Delores  in  Historical Tales: Spanish American  by  Charles Morris
Struggles of the Last Viceroys  in  A Short History of Mexico  by  Arthur Howard Noll