José María Yáñez

Jose Maria Yanez
General José María Yáñez (1803 – August 10, 1880) was a Mexican hero of the war of independence from Spain and the invasions by France and the United States.wikipedia
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Guaymas

Guaymas, SonoraGuaymas, MexicoGreater Guaymas
One of the most notable military facts about Yáñez, was the defense of Guaymas.
The French attacked the city on 13 July 1854, but the port was successfully defended by José María Yáñez.

Mariano Paredes (President of Mexico)

Mariano ParedesMariano Paredes y ArrillagaParedes
On May 20, 1846, he revolted against President Mariano Paredes y Arrillaga, who was a conservative trying to turn the republic into a monarchy.
In opposition to this, revolt broke out in Jalisco under General José María Yáñez on 21 May, and José Mariano Salas rose in the capital in August.

Guaymas International Airport

General José María Yáñez International AirportGuaymas Airportinternational airport
Guaymas Airport is named after him.
It was named after General José María Yáñez who defended Guaymas against an army of 400 French, German and Chilean filibusters in the 19th century.

Gaston de Raousset-Boulbon

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He was designated governor of Sonora on April 19, 1854, and, on July 13 of the same year, he defended the state against an army under the command of Count Gaston Raousset-Boulbon.
They were defeated in Guaymas by a small army led by Jose Maria Yanez, in the Battle of Guaymas, on July 13, 1854.

Mexico

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General José María Yáñez (1803 – August 10, 1880) was a Mexican hero of the war of independence from Spain and the invasions by France and the United States.

Mexican War of Independence

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General José María Yáñez (1803 – August 10, 1880) was a Mexican hero of the war of independence from Spain and the invasions by France and the United States.

Valle de Santiago

He was born to peasants in Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato, and ran way from home as a child to see other lands and customs of the people.

Guanajuato

State of GuanajuatoGuanajuato, MexicoMineral de Pozos
He was born to peasants in Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato, and ran way from home as a child to see other lands and customs of the people.

Army of the Three Guarantees

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At the age of 18, he joined the Ejército Trigarante to fight for the Independence of Mexico where he was promoted, and had his best performance in the defense of Tampico against an expedition eight years after the independence was consummated.

Tampico

Tampico, TamaulipasTampico, Mexicoa town
At the age of 18, he joined the Ejército Trigarante to fight for the Independence of Mexico where he was promoted, and had his best performance in the defense of Tampico against an expedition eight years after the independence was consummated.

Veracruz (city)

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In 1838, he contributed to the successful defense of Veracruz against French invaders when they attacked during the Pastry War.

Second French intervention in Mexico

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In 1838, he contributed to the successful defense of Veracruz against French invaders when they attacked during the Pastry War.

Pastry War

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In 1838, he contributed to the successful defense of Veracruz against French invaders when they attacked during the Pastry War.

President of Mexico

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On May 20, 1846, he revolted against President Mariano Paredes y Arrillaga, who was a conservative trying to turn the republic into a monarchy.

Jalisco

Jalisco, MexicoJalisco StateState of Jalisco
As a general in Jalisco, commanding an army of 500 men and six artillery pieces, he attacked the invading U.S. Army, which had arrived through the San Blas port, forcing the invaders to retreat.

United States Army

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As a general in Jalisco, commanding an army of 500 men and six artillery pieces, he attacked the invading U.S. Army, which had arrived through the San Blas port, forcing the invaders to retreat.

San Blas, Nayarit

San BlasSan Blas, Mexicomunicipality of San Blas
As a general in Jalisco, commanding an army of 500 men and six artillery pieces, he attacked the invading U.S. Army, which had arrived through the San Blas port, forcing the invaders to retreat.

Governor of Jalisco

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In 1852, he was designated governor of Jalisco, by the conservatives who supported, with José María Blancarte, the Hospice Plan.

William Walker (filibuster)

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In November 1853 he commanded the forces that defeated William Walker and filibusters who tried to seize Baja California and Sonora to create an independent republic.

Governor of Sonora

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He was designated governor of Sonora on April 19, 1854, and, on July 13 of the same year, he defended the state against an army under the command of Count Gaston Raousset-Boulbon.

Count

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He was designated governor of Sonora on April 19, 1854, and, on July 13 of the same year, he defended the state against an army under the command of Count Gaston Raousset-Boulbon.

Sonora

Sonora, MexicoSonoranSonora State
In that month, the state of Sonora was invaded by 400 filibusters from France, Germany and Chile, under the command of Boulbon who was trying to seize the Mexican state and found an independent country.

Filibuster (military)

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In that month, the state of Sonora was invaded by 400 filibusters from France, Germany and Chile, under the command of Boulbon who was trying to seize the Mexican state and found an independent country.

Chile

Republic of ChileChileanCHI
In that month, the state of Sonora was invaded by 400 filibusters from France, Germany and Chile, under the command of Boulbon who was trying to seize the Mexican state and found an independent country.

List of states of Mexico

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In that month, the state of Sonora was invaded by 400 filibusters from France, Germany and Chile, under the command of Boulbon who was trying to seize the Mexican state and found an independent country.