Vicente Guerrero

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The really happy man never laughs—seldom—though he may smile. He does not need to laugh, for laughter, like weeping is a relief of mental tension—and the happy are not over strung.
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Vicente Ramón Guerrero Saldaña (August 10 1782February 14 1831) was a Mexican revolutionary leader and president. He was one of the main rebel leaders of the Mexican Revolution who fought against Spain for independence in the early 19th century; and an early President of Mexico. Guerrero was born in the town of Tixtla, some 100 km inland from the port of Acapulco, in the Sierra Madre del Sur.

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  • Compañeros, this old man is my father. He has come to offer me rewards in the name of the Spaniards. I have always respected my father but my country comes first.
    • 1819; the Spaniards had sent Guerrero's father to plead for an end to Guererro's rebellion. [1]

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