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  1. Biography of Luis Donaldo Colosio Murrieta
  2. Biography of Manuel Acuña
  3. Biography of John Adams
  4. Biography of Manuel Ávila Camacho

Biography of Luis Donaldo Colosio Murrieta

(1950/02/10 - 1994/03/23)

Luis Donaldo Colosio Murrieta
Mexican politician
Was born February 10, 1950 in Magdaleno of Kino, Sonora.
Son of Luis Colosio Fernández and Armida Ofelia Murrieta de Colosio, was the oldest of 6 siblings: Martha, Marcela, Victor, Laura Elena & Claudia.
Graduated in economics at the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, he expanded his studies at the University of Pennsylvania (United States). He lived for a year in Vienna (Austria), as a researcher at the International Institute for applied systems. Later was Deputy Director of economic policy (1980), and head of programming of the Secretariat of programming and budget (1982-1985).
A leading member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), in 1985 he was Deputy for Sonora (1985-1988) and headed the election campaign which resulted in the Presidency to Carlos Salinas de Gortari. In 1988 it was Senator and in 1991 President of the PRI. Presidential candidate for the elections of 1994.
Luis Donaldo Colosio Murrieta was killed March 23, 1994, at an election event in Tijuana.

Biography of Manuel Acuña

(27/08/1849 - 1873/12/06)

Manuel Acuña
Mexican poet
He was born on August 27, 1849 in Saltillo (Coahuila).
Son of Francisco Acuña and Refugio Navarro.
He studied at the Colegio josefino corner of the city of Saltillo and around 1865 moved to Mexico, where he entered as internal to the Colegio de San Ildefonso.
In January 1868, he began his studies at the School of medicine.
His most famous poem was to a corpse. He wrote satirical and loving poems and two plays: the past, an essay in drama, and where dan them take them, which were lost after his death.
He was part of the Hidalgo high school and collaborated on several liberal newspapers of the time.
He was co-founder of the Nezahualcóyotl Literary Society, he collaborated in the revival, directed by Altamirano publication.
Manuel Acuña is he committed suicide in City of Mexico leaving a letter to his friend, the poet Juan de Dios Peza, and a poem to his muse, "night Rosario", which became one of the literary emblems of tragic love. His remains were in the Rotunda of illustrious men before being transferred to Saltillo in 19

Biography of John Adams

(1735/10/30 - 1826/07/04)

John Adams
Second United States President (1797-1801)
He was born October 30, 1735 in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts (United States).
He studied at Harvard, where he graduated in 17He subsequently studied law and practiced law from 1758.
The beginning of his political career, were characterized by the denunciation of the Stamp Act (Law of the Bell). They chose him as counsel for several British soldiers accused of the death of five colonists in the Boston massacre (1770), and successfully defended customers justifying the use of force in defense of their lives.
In their essays Novanglus (1774-1775) he defended the colonial resistance and argued that the British Empire was actually a League almost autonomous political entities. In the first and second Continental congresses, he appeared as a leading exponent of the historical rights of the English.
Together with his cousin Samuel Adams contributed to the designation of George Washington as Commander of the new Continental Army. It formed part of the Committee that drafted the Declaration of independence, and it was then when started his rivalry with Thomas Jefferson. In 1778 Congress commanded by John Jay to join Benjamin Franklin as diplomatic representatives in Europe. Franklin remained as a U.S. delegate in France; Adams went to the United provinces (now the Netherlands) and took the responsibility for starting the negotiations with Great Britain; Jay traveled to Spain. They negotiated together in 1782 and 1783 the Treaty of Paris, ending the war with Great Britain.
In 1785 became the first American in Great Britain Ambassador, who served until 17During his stay in London , he wrote three volumes of the defence of the constitutions of Government of the United States of America.
After being defeated in the election of 1788 and 1792, in which Washington was elected President, became the first Vice President of the nation. In 1796 he was elected successor to Washington as President winning election to Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Pinckney.
The federalists of Hamilton approved the alien and sedition laws (Alien and Sedition Acts), which restricted the rights and privileges of the outsiders and Adams refused to approve them. He kept the cabinet which had inherited from Washington, several of whose members were loyal to Hamilton. The creation of the new army in fact Hamilton controlling these manipulated together with his supporters in Congress. New Commissioners appointed in February 1799 to resume the peace negotiations with France. The peace initiative allowed him to dismantle the new army, however, foreign policy divided Federalist party on the eve of the elections of 1800 and contributed significantly to the Republican victory in both houses in Congress and the election of Thomas Jefferson. When he left the Presidency, he devoted himself to writing.
John Adams died on July 4, 1826 in Quincy, Massachusetts (United States).

Biography of Manuel Ávila Camacho

(1897/04/24 - 1955/10/13)

Manuel Ávila Camacho
Mexican politician, President of the Republic (1940-1946)
Was born on April 24, 1897 in Teziutlan, Puebla.
He was the third son of the nine who had Manuel Ávila Castillo and Eufrosina Camacho Bello.
He began his studies in his hometown and was devoted to the trade until 1911 that took up arms to join the wood.
He began his military career in 1914, he joined the Aquíles Serdán Brigade with the rank of second lieutenant, to fight against the usurpation of Victoriano Huerta in the sierra de Puebla. He was Assistant Secretary of war and Navy in 1933, and Secretary of defense in 1937.
President of Mexico from December 1, 1940 until November 30, 19Member of the Party of the Mexican Revolution (PRM), going on to Lázaro Cárdenas. At the end of its mandate, the PRM changed name and structure, changing its name to Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI).
During World War II, collaborated with countries Allied against the axispowers. It established diplomatic relations with Britain, broken since the time of Cárdenas, and the Soviet Union. During his Government established military service mandatory and in favor of the popular classes, it ordered the freezing of rents.
Manuel Ávila Camacho, called "The President Knight", passed away on October 13, 1955 in Huixquilucan, Mexico State.

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