Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala y Sanchez (October 3, 1788 - November 15, 1836), known simply as Lorenzo de Zavala, was a Mexican and later Tejano physician, politician, diplomat and author. Born in Yucatán under Spanish rule , he was closely involved in drafting the constitution for the First Federal Republic of Mexico in 1824 after Mexico won independence from Spain.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorenzo_de_Zavala
Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala y Sanchez (October 3, 1788 - November 15, 1836), known simply as Lorenzo de Zavala, was a Mexican and later Tejano physician, politician, diplomat and author. Born in Yucatán under Spanish rule , he was closely involved in drafting the constitution for the First Federal Republic of Mexico in 1824 after Mexico won independence from Spain.
Born in Yucatan in 1788, Lorenzo de Zavala dedicated much of his life to fighting oppression. That was certainly true when his former ally, Santa Anna, established a centralized regime suppressing Mexican Federalism. Zavala did the only thing he could to weaken the leader's iron grip: he helped bring about the Texas Revolution.
Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala y Sáenz, first vice president of the Republic of Texas, the fifth of nine children of Anastasio de Zavala y Velázquez and María Bárbara Sáenz y Castro, was born in the village of Tecoh near Mérida, Yucatán, on October 3, 1788. After graduating from the Tridentine Seminary of San Ildefonso in Mérida in 1807, he founded and edited several newspapers in which he expressed those democratic ideas that were to be the hallmark of his political career ...
His full name was Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala y Sáenz. He was born on October 3, 1788, in Tecoh, near Mérida, in what is now Yucatán, Mexico. At the time, Mexico was part of the Spanish Empire. Zavala was educated in Mérida, graduating from the Tridentine Seminary of San Ildefonso in 1807.
Lorenzo de Zavala (1789-1836) December 6, 2020 by Lyman A colonizer and statesman, Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala was one of the most talented and capable of the many native Mexicans involved in Texas’ struggle for independence from Mexico. He was born in the villiage of Tecoh in what is now the state of Yucatan, Mexico, on October 3, 1789.
Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala y Sáenz fue un político mexicano protagonista de la guerra de independencia y más tarde de la independencia de Texas. Fue uno de los Sanjuanistas más activos. Modernizó el sistema fiscal mexicano. En la Memoria dé gobierno de marzo de 1828, el gobernador Zavala resumió los cambios que había impulsado desde marzo de 1827, destacando que el objetivo de las medidas impulsadas por su administración era "formar un sistema de Hacienda sobre bases firmes ...
A pragmatic politician throughout his career, Lorenzo de Zavala tailored his proposals to allow the fullest extension of democratic practices within the existing or proposed political systems. This ability to adapt to circumstances is perhaps best reflected in the three stages of his participation in the Texas Revolution.
The program, Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session, is named after the first provisional Vice President of the Republic of Texas and a leader for democracy and liberty in both Mexico and the United States.
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