Tomás Mejía

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Tomás Mejía

Tomás Mejía (September 17, 1820 – June 19, 1867) was a Mexican soldier, born in Pinal de Amoles, Sierra Gorda, Querétaro. He fought as a Cavalry General on the side of Maximilian I of Mexico during the war between Monarchists and Republicans following the French intervention in 1862 and rise of the Second Mexican Empire in 1863/1864.

General Tomás Mejía was executed by Republicans, together with General Miguel Miramón and Emperor Maximilian, in Querétaro in 1867.

References[edit]

  • Moreno, Daniel, El Sitio de Querétaro
  • Smith, Gene: Maximiliano y Carlota
  • Rivera Cambas, Manuel: Historia de la Intervención Europea y Norteamericana en México y del Imperio de Maximiliano de Habsburgo

External links[edit]

Media related to Tomás Mejía at Wikimedia Commons