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Francisco “Pancho” Villa
Pancho Villa

Birth name José Doroteo Arango Arámbula
Nickname(s) Francisco Villa
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El Centauro del Norte (The Centaur of the North)
Born (1878-06-05)5 June 1878
La Coyotada, San Juan del Río, Durango, Mexico
Died 20 July 1923(1923-07-20) (aged 45)
Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico
Buried at Parral, Chihuahua, 1923; reburied 1976 Monument to the Revolution, Mexico City
Allegiance Mexico (antireeleccionista revolutionary forces)
Rank General
Commands held División del Norte
Battles/wars

Mexican Revolution

First Battle of Ciudad Juárez
First Battle of Agua Prieta
First Battle of Nogales
Battle of Guerrero
Battle of Celaya
Battle of Columbus New Mexico
Third Battle of Ciudad Juárez

Agreement with Mexican government to cease hostilities 1920

Spouse(s) Luz Corral, church marriage 1911.[1]
Governor of Chihuahua
In office
1913–1914
Preceded by Salvador R. Mercado
Succeeded by Manuel Chao

I am not an educated man. I never had an opportunity to learn anything except how to fight.
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Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something.
My sole ambition is to rid Mexico of the class that has oppressed her and given the people a chance to know what real liberty means. And if I could bring that about today by giving up my life, I would do it gladly.
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