Miguel Miramón Politician

Miguel miramon

Miguel Gregorio de la Luz Atenógenes Miramón y Tarelo (29 September 1832 – 19 June 1867) was a Mexican conservative general. He served as unconstitutional interim conservative president of Mexico in opposition to the constitutional president, Benito Juárez of the Liberal Party. Miramón was born in Mexico City into a family of French heritage. At the age of 15 he was made prisoner during the United States assault on Chapultepec Castle in the Mexican-American War. In his late teens and early twenties he rose through the army ranks rather quickly, becoming famous for his personal charisma, his competence as a soldier and his guerrilla tactics. He was a staunch conservative, a supporter of monarchy, aristocracy and religious privileges for the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church supported his military efforts against the constitutional forces with loans. During the War of Reform he fought in the central lowlands on the side of a reactionary military junta which had staged a coup d'état in defiance of the Constitution of 1857. A series of "presidents" were appointed by this junta as factions within the junta vied for power.

Personal details

Date of birth
September 29th, 1832
Date of death
June 19th, 1867 at age of 34
Place of death
Querétaro, Querétaro
Cause of death
Places lived
Mexico City , Mexico
pop. 8,864,370 (2012)




Company Founded Positions
Federal government of Mexico
Conservative President of Mexico
1860-08-15 - 1860-12-24
Conservative President of Mexico
1859-02-02 - 1860-08-12
Other people associated with Federal government of Mexico


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