The "Cinco de Mayo" celebration commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza. The Battle was important because 4,000 Mexican soldiers defeated a much better-equipped French army composed of 8,000 men that had not been defeated for almost 50 years.
He was the president of Mexico at the time.
Emperor Napoleon III led France during the Battle of Puebla.
Charles de Lorencez.
Ignacio Zaragoza (1829 - 1862)
Ignacio Zaragoza commanded at the Battle of Puebla.
The general commanding the French forces was Charles de Lorencez.
Battle of Puebla happened on 1862-05-05.
The French Army was forced out of Mexico and the emperor, Maximillian, whom the French had installed as ruler of Mexico was deposed and executed. Mexico once more became a republic.
were the mexicans well-prepared for the battle of puebla
The town is Puebla and the battle is called The Battle of Puebla.
General Ignacio Zaragoza (1829-1862) qualifies as such.
The Battle of Puebla was fought on Cinco de Mayo 1862 in Mexico,
Battle of Puebla
Just outside of the City of Puebla, in the State of Puebla, Mexico.
The French had a two to one advantage when the lost the Battle of Puebla.
what does the Battle of Puebla represent to the Mexican people
La Batalla de Puebla
It means battle of Puebla.
He decided the breaking off of the negotiation with Mexican government and ordered the French army to advance towards Mexico City, starting the war. This led to the first battle of Puebla, which ended with the defeat of the invaders.
Battle of Puebla
5 fat years@ Mexico. France @9 fat years
Mexicans and Americans fought in the battle of Puebla
the battle of Puebla!*!*!