Michelena, Jose Mariano de (1772-1852)
Person - Michelena, Jose Mariano de (1772-1852)

Michelena, Jose Mariano de (1772-1852)




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1772-08-14 - Morelia (Michoacán, México)  1852-05-10


Spanish insurgent soldier, deputy in the first Cortes of the Trienio Liberal (Liberal Triennium), ambassador of Mexico in Great Britain, Mexican representative in the Panama Congress and member of the temporary triumvirate after the resignation of the Emperor Iturbide. Born in Valladolid, Mexico (now Morelia, Michoacán), he studied and obtain the lawyer title. However, he quitted Law and joined the military. In Jalapa, Michelena met and befriended other Creole officials, such as Ignacio Allende, Juan Aldama, Arias and Mariano Quevedo, and later on, distinguished members of the insurgence. With the fall of the monarchy and the Peninsula, and in the Peninsular War, he reached the captain of Burgos' Regiment rank.

Michelena returned to Mexico, and on 24 June 1824 he was appointed plenipotentiary Prime Minister of Mexico in the United Kingdom. President Guadalupe Victoria appointed him Mexican representative in the Panama Congress, called by Bolívar in 1826. He got the acceptance of a new meeting in the Tacubaya villa, next to Ciudad de Mexico. In 1833, in one of the many political revolts that disrupted the new republic, he was imprisoned and expelled from the country. When he returned, he moved to Morelia (Michoacán) where he stayed retired for several years until his death.

Liberal Triennium, 1820-1823

Date of the event: 1820 - 1823



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Morelia (Michoacán, México) in 1852-05-10

Related Authorities

Aldama González, Juan (1774-1811)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

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Allende, Ignacio (1769-1811)  ( Es colega/ amigo de )

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