Ignacio de la Llave
He was born in Orizaba, Veracruz State, a nephew of Pablo de la Llave. He participated in the Mexican-American War, in the 1851 revolution against Santa Anna, in the Reform War (against the conservatives), and (on the nationalist side) against Emperor Maximilian of Mexico. He died as a result of battle injuries sustained in 1863.
There is a municipality of Ignacio de la Llave in Veracruz State, named after him. In 1932, it was renamed from San Cristóbal de la Llave.
Also, Veracruz State was known as Veracruz-Llave from 1863 to 2004, and since 2004, it has been officially known as Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave.
- Pasquel, Leonardo (1981). Ignacio de la Llave, cuyo nombre lleva el estado de Veracruz Llave. Editorial Citlaltépetl. p. 54. Retrieved 2009-01-18.
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