Jose Maria Morelos

Mexican Roman Catholic priest and revolutionary rebel

Jose Maria Morelos

Born September 30, 1765. Died December 22, 1815 (aged 50)

Who was Jose Maria Morelos

Jose María Morelos (September 30, 1765 – December 22, 1815) was a Mexican priest and revolutionary. He was in overall military command of Mexico’s Independence movement in 1811 to 1815 before he was captured, He is considered one of the greatest heroes of Mexico and countless things are named after him, including the State of Morelos and the city of Morelia. Mexico wanted there independence because, they wanted to get ride of the Americans, the Americans were taking land that was not theirs for farming and ect. He also became the leader of the Independence group in mexico. Some people in Mexico pray to him, as they call him a Man Of God.