By Brenda Lange

Antonio de Padua Maria Severino Lopez de Santa Anna was once a guy of many titles common within the Mexican military, president, dictator, landowner and administrator, husband, and father. Santa Anna is celebrated for his half within the notorious conflict of the Alamo throughout the U.S.-Mexican struggle and is taken into account by way of many to be a bloodthirsty tyrant. despite the fact that, there have been many aspects to this icon of Mexican historical past. in the course of his lengthy existence, Santa Anna rose to the top of energy, but he died approximately penniless and forgotten. This new biography strains his course from middle-class beginnings to the halls of the capital in Mexico urban to exile in Cuba to his ultimate days.

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