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Eufemio Zapata 1873 - 1917
EUFEMIO ZAPATA
1873 - 1917

 

Resilient older brother of famous Emiliano
 

Eufemio Zapata was a revolutionary in the  Mexican Revolution of 1910.

Eufemio carried the rank of general in Emiliano Zapata's army, the Liberation Army of the South, or Ejército Libertador del Sur.

Eufemio was one of the signatories of the Plan of Ayala.



EUFEMIO ZAPATA WITH SABER
EUFEMIO ZAPATA WITH SABER
With his other hand the man is holding on to his sombrero.
Just in case you were wondering.

Archivo Cassola
 



Eufemio Zapata's Family

Eufemio's father was Gabriel Zapata.

Eufemio's mother was Cleofas Salazar.


 

Eufemio Zapata 1914
EUFEMIO ZAPATA IN 1914
Archivo Histórico, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


 

The Zapata brothers and their wives
THE ZAPATA BROTHERS AND THEIR WIVES
Archivo Cassola

 


The Zapata brothers with co-revolutionaries
ZAPATA BROTHERS AND REVOLUTIONARIES IN MEXICO CITY - JULY 19, 1915
Emiliano Zapata is the mounted figure in black with crossed hat.
Eufemio Zapata is the mounted figure in white with crossed hat.

Archivo Histórico, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


 

 

Eufemio Zapata's Short Biography

 

 

 

1873

 

Birth in Villa de Ayala, Morelos, Mexico

 

 

 

June 15, 1879  

Together with Emiliano, leaves home town pursued by  President Diaz' forces, settles at the hacienda de Xaltepec, Puebla

 

 

 

April 1911  

Tepexco, Puebla

 

 

 

May 13 - 19, 1911  

Battle of Cuautla, Puebla

 

 

 

August 18, 1911  

Welcomes Madero in Yecapixtla, Morelos, and accompanies him as security guard to Cuautla

 

 

 

April 30, 1912  

Returns lands to the peasants at Ixcamilpa, Puebla

 

 

 

1914  

Initiates the distribution of lands in Cuautla, Morelos

 

 

 

June 17 / 18, 1917  

Death in Cuautla, Morelos
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Eufemio Zapata's remains are buried in Anenecuilco, Morelos.


 

Eufemio Zapata and his brother Emiliano
EUFEMIO ZAPATA AND HIS BROTHER EMILIANO
Archivo Cassola


 


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