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27/09/1821 Mexico gains its independence from Spain

In the early 19th century, Napoleon's occupation of Spain led to the outbreak of revolts all across Spanish America. In 1810, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Catholic priest, launched the Mexican War of Independence with the issuing of his Grito de Dolores, or “Cry of Delores.”


  • Essentials 

  • Background 

  • Course of the war 

  • Treaty of Córdoba 

  • Aftermath 

  • Construction of Historical Memory of Independence