Margarita Neri

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Margarita Neri was a Zapatista commander and a soldadera during the Mexican Revolution.[1] She was a Dutch-Maya Indian from the Mexican state of Quintana Roo who was one of the few female military leaders to achieve fame during the revolution.[1] Neri is said to have led over one thousand soldiers in 1910 through Mexico just as if she were a man earning the utmost respect of Zapata.[2]

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