Manuel Robles Pezuela

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Manuel Robles Pezuela
Manuel Robles Pezuela.jpg
Provisional President of Mexico
by the Plan of Tacubaya
In office
24 December 1858 – 21 January 1859
Preceded by Félix Zuloaga
Succeeded by José Mariano Salas
Personal details
Born 23 May 1817
Guanajuato, Guanajuato
Died 23 March 1862
Ciudad Serdán, Puebla
Nationality Mexican
Political party Conservative

Manuel Robles Pezuela (23 May 1817– 23 March 1862). He was unconstitutional provisional President of Mexico from 1858 to 1859 on the conservative side in the Mexican War of the Reform, serving by appointment of a military junta in opposition to the constitutional President Benito Juárez, who was the head of the liberal party.

During the War of the French Intervention, Robles Pezuela was captured and shot under direct orders of Benito Juárez for siding with his enemy faction.[1]

Preceded by
Félix Zuloaga
Provisional President of Mexico
24 December 1858 – 21 January 1859
Succeeded by
José Mariano Salas