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  2. Antonio López de Santa Anna - Wikipediaópez_de_Santa_Anna

    Antonio de Padua María Severino López de Santa Anna y Pérez de Lebrón (Spanish pronunciation: [anˈtonjo ˈlopes ðe sanˈtana]; 21 February 1794 – 21 June 1876), usually known as Santa Anna or López de Santa Anna, was a Mexican soldier, politician, and caudillo who served as the 8th president of Mexico multiple times between 1833 and 1855.

  3. Antonio López de Santa Anna - Encyclopedia Britannica

    Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Mexican army officer and statesman who was the storm center of Mexico’s politics during such events as the Texas Revolution (1835–36) and the Mexican-American War (1846–48). Learn more about Santa Anna’s life and accomplishments in this article.

  4. Antonio López de Santa Anna - Death, Life & Facts - Biography

    Antonio López de Santa Anna was a 19th century Mexican military officer who acted as the country’s president and dictator at different periods. Updated: Aug 14, 2020 (1794-1876)

  5. Battle of the Alamo - Wikipedia

    The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, 1836) was a pivotal event and military engagement in the Texas Revolution. Following a 13-day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna reclaimed the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar (modern-day San Antonio, Texas, United States), killing most of the ...

  6. Antonio López de Santa Anna, 11-Time Mexican President -...

    Antonio López de Santa Anna (February 21, 1794–June 21, 1876) was a Mexican politician and military leader who was President of Mexico 11 times from 1833 to 1855. He was a disastrous president for Mexico, losing first Texas and then much of the current American West to the United States.

  7. What is Antonio López de Santa Anna’s legacy? | Britannica

    Antonio López de Santa Anna possessed a magnetic personality and notable qualities of leadership, but his lack of principles, his pride, and his love of military glory and extravagance, coupled with a disregard for and incompetence in civil affairs, led Mexico into a series of disasters and himself into ill repute and tragedy.

  8. Antonio López de Santa Anna - San Jacinto Museum of Historyópez_de...

    BORN ON EBRUARY 21, 1794, in Veracruz, Antonio López de Santa Anna enjoyed a middle-class upbringing. After some formal education and a short career as a merchant, he was appointed to the infantry. It was a good fit for him.

  9. Introduction | Santa Anna in Life and Legend - UT Libraries...

    Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna (1794-1876) is a colossal figure in Mexico’s history. Mexicans remember him as a “vendepatria” (sellout) who lost over half of their nation’s territory to the United States (1). They condemned him after he became a brutally repressive dictator in the 1850s (2).

  10. Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de - TSHA

    Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de (1794–1876). Antonio López de Santa Anna Pérez de Lebrón, soldier and five-time president of Mexico, was born at Jalapa, Vera Cruz, on February 21, 1794, the son of Antonio López de Santa Anna and Manuela Pérez de Lebrón. His family belonged to the criollo middle class, and his father served at one time as a ...

  11. Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna |

    Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez De (1794–1876), Mexican general and politician.An opportunist, Santa Anna shifted allegiance from party to party in Mexico. As dictator, his consolidation of power in 1835 prompted resistance in several Mexican regions, including Texas .