Mariano Escobedo

Mariano escobedo

Mariano Escobedo (January 16, 1826 – May 22, 1902) was a Mexican Army general and former Governor of Nuevo León. He was born on January 16, 1826 in Galeana, Nuevo León. He fought during the Mexican American War (1846-1848) in the army with the rank of lieutenant. In 1854 he defended from the liberal rows the Plan de Ayutla that would end the dictatorship of Antonio López de Santa Anna. He and his friend Lieutenant Mariselo Quevedo took part in the Battle of Puebla on May 5 (the Cinco de Mayo) of 1862, in Puebla, where thanks to his value he was promoted to colonel of cavalry. Later, he was promoted to general and organized an Army Corps which fought against the French invading troops, defeating them and capturing emperor Maximilian I in Querétaro (1867). During the presidency of Benito Juárez (1858-1872) Mariano Escobedo was named commander-in-chief of the northern zone and after the restoration of the Mexican republic, he was governor of several states and military secretary in 1875, in addition to being president of the Supreme Court of Military Justice.

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Date of birth
January 16th, 1826
Date of death
May 22nd, 1902 at age of 76


1.Monterrey International Airport

Monterrey International Airport, ceremonial name General Mariano Escobedo International Airport is an international airport located in Apodaca, Nuevo León, Mexico. Together with Del Norte International Airport, the airport handles domestic and international operations for the city of Monterrey and its metropolitan area. The airport is considered one of the most modern airports in North America serving up to 5 million passengers per year. Eighty seven percent of passenger traffic is domestic, primarily from the cities of Mexico City, Guadalajara, Chihuahua, and Tijuana, and thirteen percent of passenger traffic is international, primarily from the American cities of Dallas and Houston. There are almost 300 daily flights to more than 35 destinations in Mexico and the United States. It is considered as the country's fourth most important airport in terms of passengers handled and operations per year, after Mexico City, Cancún, and Guadalajara. The airport serves as a hub for Aeroméxico/Aeroméxico Connect, Magnicharters, and VivaAerobus. Airport terminals were renovated and expanded in 2003 and again in 2007.
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