Embittered and impoverished, the once mighty antonio lopez de santa anna dies in mexico city born in 1792 at jalapa, vera cruz, mexico, santa anna was the son of middle-class parents. In 1833, general antonio lópez de santa anna came to power in mexico, pledging to consolidate power and strengthen national unity the rise of a mexican nationalist was viewed with alarm in the north, where the texans preferred to continue their near autonomy, and perhaps eventual independence. Antonio lopez de santa anna, the leading villain of texas history, was born in mexico on 21 february 1794 as a young military officer, he supported emperor agustin de iturbide, and at one time courted the emperor's sister.
The battle of san jacinto, which takes its name from san jacinto river, took place on april 21, 1836, in present-day harris county, texas part of the texas revolution of 1835–36 , it was fought between a mexican army led by general antonio lópez de santa anna and the texian force of sam houston. San jacinto, one of the world’s decisive battles san jacinto, where, with cries of remember the alamo remember goliad sam houston and his ragged band of 910 pioneers routed antonio lopez de santa anna, president and dictator of mexico and self-styled napoleon of the west, with his proud army , and. Antonio lopez de santa anna versus winfield scott: includes the battles of molino del rey and chapultepec significance this is one of the most important battles in american history, up there with saratoga, yorktown, gettysburg, and any battle you could argue decided the civil war if you enjoyed the battle of mexico city 1847 battle. A finales de 1822, antonio lópez de santa anna encabezó la sublevación republicana que derrocó al régimen autocrático de iturbide y abrió el proceso para convertir a méxico en una república federal, proceso que culminó en 1824 con la elección del presidente guadalupe victoria.
Santa anna, antonio lópez de (1794–1876) antonio lópez de santa anna pérez de lebrón, soldier and five-time president of mexico, was born at jalapa, vera cruz, on february 21, 1794, the son of antonio lópez de santa anna and manuela pérez de lebrón. General josé de urrea (pictured), the commander of the victorious mexican army at goliad vigorously appealed to antonio lopez de santa anna to give clemency to the texian army prisoners of war but was overruled and ordered to massacre the unarmed texians. His real name was antonio lopez de santa anna perez de lebrontry saying that name 10 times fast let's learn how santa anna became an important part of both mexican and texan history general. A commonly held misconception regarding the texas revolution is that sam houston’s victory over antonio lópez de santa anna ended the fighting between mexico and texas in reality, mexico refused to give up its claim to texas as well as the additional territory claimed by the new government of the republic of texas.
Unable to grant these terms due to directives from the mexican congress and general antonio lopez de santa anna and unwilling to mount a costly assault against fannin's position, he instead asked that the texans become prisoners of war at the disposal of the supreme mexican government. A timeline of antonio lopez de santa anna events mexican general antonio lopez de santa anna recaptures the alamo texans or texians, according to some sources, began fighting for independence from mexico in 1835. The alamo national historic landmark posted on january 11, 2013 by james hart on the morning of march 6, 1836, approximately 187 texas defenders lost their lives at the alamo fighting the overwhelming forces of the mexican army commanded by gen antonio lópez de santa anna.
During santa anna’s movement against san antonio, a smaller mexican force commanded by gen josé de urrea was advancing north from matamoros col col james w fannin had planned, but then aborted, an action against matamoros, and a large number of texans remained under his command in goliad. 1852 lithograph of mexican president antonio lopez de santa anna #5 the texian resistance at the alamo was led by william b travis on february 23, 1836 , mexican troops under santa anna entered san antonio and surrounded the alamo thus beginning the siege of the alamo. Antonio de padua maría severino lópez de santa anna y pérez de lebrón (spanish pronunciation: [anˈtonjo ˈlopes ðe sant(a)ˈana] 21 february 1794 – 21 june 1876), often known as santa anna or lópez de santa anna, was a mexican politician and general who fought to defend royalist new spain and then for mexican independence.
From today's sacramento bee: the texas scottish rite of freemasonry has confirmed that mexican general antonio lopez de santa anna, commander at the battle of the alamo and the battle of san jacinto, was a scottish rite mason in mexico. Santa anna and his generals were tired of the unrest in texas and were using strong-arm tactics to put down both mexican and anglo resistance to their rule seguín and his men were put to the test closer to home, scouting for and supplied the texas rebel army during the siege of bexar in december 1835. Antonio lopez de santa anna timeline created by ecunningham21 in history feb 21, 1794 antonio's birth from the parents of antonio lópez de santa anna and manuela pérez de lebrón, famous mexican revolutionary general, antonio lópez de santa anna was born in jalapa, mexico. Antonio lópez de santa anna fell prisoner to the texans on april 22, 1836 the day before, the leader of mexico and commander of its army operating in texas had mounted a horse and had ridden away.
The battle of the alamo, also commonly referred to as the alamo, occurred in february and march of 1836 it was a key battle of the texas revolution for independence from mexico around 200 texans occupied the alamo when mexico's general antonio lopez de santa anna showed up on feb 23, 1836 and. Best answer: antonio lopez de santa anna was the leader of the mexican forces at the battle of the alamo he was very important, because if he wasn't there, then there probably wouldn't have been a battle at the alamo he made martyrs out of the alamo defenders and gave texans a rallying cry. Antonio lopez de santa anna's masonic apron my name is randon reaves and i just love to research obscure parts of texas history this is a story about just such obscure research on a part of texas history.
Dallas, april 4, 2013 /prnewswire/ -- the texas scottish rite of freemasonry has confirmed that mexican general antonio lopez de santa anna, commander at the battle of the alamo and the battle of. The battle of the alamo is a long-recognized symbol of bravery in the face of unbeatable odds although the battle itself lasted only 90 minutes, it was the culmination of a 13-day siege by general antonio lópez de santa anna's troops against the outnumbered inhabitants of the fort. Antonio lopez de santa anna relating to national honor, “liberty and sovereignty,” hallmarks of his legacy north and south of the rio grande september 20 th, 1865 sold – autograph quotation signed of santa anna, relating to national honor, “liberty and sovereignty,” hallmarks of his legacy north and south of the rio grande. Antonio lopez de santa anna mexican political leader, general, and president who greatly influenced early mexican and spanish politics and government, fought first against mexican independence from spain.