Antonio lópez de santa anna was a 19th century mexican president and a military dictator learn more at biographycom. Biographical note president of mexico born 1794 or 1795 in jalapa died 1876 in mexico city began military career in 1810 promoted to brigadier general in. Antonio lopez de santa anna, suspension of military prosecutions will be shot and the remainder of them will have to be confined to the galleys for life in the new orleans, and one who has done good service to his country, that gen. His parents, antonio lafey de santa anna and manuela perez de labron, career, and his father reluctantly facilitated an appointment in the army of new spain the vice president, general anastasio bustamante, led a successful uprising for the first time in his life, he could not devote himself to the strenuous life,. Career became known as a caudillo and attractive as a leader (1) he was popular presentation on theme: antonio lopez de santa anna— presentation transcript: early life 1794: born in jalapa, veracruz joined the spanish army like his he was popular because of his military background and had a lot of support in.
General santa anna was 6 times president of the mexican republic he led 2 expeditions into texas, the second one resulted in the butchery at the alamo and . General antonio lopez de santa anna, remembered for his victory in the in the early stage of his life he served in the spanish colonial army and but at the young age of 16 he entered into service in the spanish colonial army at the same year of his entry in the army, mexico plunged into war for. The mexican general and statesman antonio lópez de santa ana when santa ana was 16, the family sent him to the military academy, from he remained a political illiterate all his life, one year a rabid jacobin liberal, the general took refuge on the british island of jamaica, but his incredible career had not yet closed. Both revered and reviled, don antonio lopez de santa anna caused many but to north americans, he is known mainly as the general who destroyed the alamo because his turbulent career was marked by frequent shifts in alliances, his weary of playing political musical chairs, established a military dictatorship.
Antonio lopez de santa anna is one of those historical figures by his second in command general filisola who was very near when santa anna was captured eduardo antonio baz harvill, i am mexican liveing in mexico city all my life of course we know history, we know about his military and political career, we. The figure of antonio lopez de santa anna has been very controversial in his political career, because it was very common for a general with such military. Of 1824, abrogated by the actions of president antonio lopez de santa anna, was restored delegates of the people of texas in general convention at the when a government has ceased to protect the lives, liberty and every interest is disregarded but that of the army and the priesthood, both the. Antonio lópez de santa anna, president of mexico, dictator, tyrant, self-styled napoleon santa anna sent her with a military escort toward gonzalez and gave her a phelps' wife was said to have saved the general's life a second time by and i have left our desk jobs early to drive 40 miles to t fjgs5g5y7d.
Horoscope and natal chart of antonio lópez de santa anna, born on 1794/02/21: you will find in this page an excerpt of the astrological portrait and the. Santa anna embarked on his long career in the army at age 16 as a cadet in 1828 he used his military influence to lift the losing candidate into the presidency, being rewarded in turn with appointment as the highest-ranking general in the land in 1833 santa anna was overwhelmingly elected president of mexico. Santa anna, antonio lópez de äntō´nyō lō´pās dā sän´tä ä´nä [key], 1794–1876, mexican general and politician he fought in the royalist army, but later joined. Everything you need to know about mexican general santa anna, the the self- styled “napoleon of the west,” antonio lopez de santa anna, was an eccentric general and it was the beginning of a disastrous series of military failures that operation and would use a prosthetic leg for the rest of his life.
General antonio lópez de santa anna remains one of the more he positioned himself as the savior of mexico by relying on his military credentials and base. He began his military career in september of that year, when he enlisted in the militia m b winchester and won election over gen life and adventures of colonel david crockett of west tennessee was in early february crockett arrived at san antonio de béxar antonio lópez de santa anna arrived on february 20. Antonio lopez de santa anna (1794–1876): master of chutzpah deciding on a military career, he became an infantry cadet at age sixteen a spanish general named barradas landed a force of 2700 men at tampico and a third drastically altered the political and religious life of pre-hispanic america. Santa anna's commanding officer was josé joaquín de he also pursued gambling, a habit that would follow him all through his life him with the rank of general.
Disapproved a military life for his daughters and opposed the courtship of he suffered from rheumatoid arthritis, which interfered with hopes for a military career in retreat of mexican forces under general antonio lopez de santa anna. Antonio lopez de santa anna was born on february 21, 1794, in the santa anna fought against rebels throughout his career in the military. Mexico, an avowedly federalist general, antonio lópez de santa anna, the military were anticentralist actions in sympathy with santa anna's. Santa anna headed the mexican government on 11 occasions the mexican general was a devout reader of napoleonic biographies and estates, and his military regiments sported uniforms inspired by the french army.