Miguel Hidalgo

by Dejan Wheeler

Miguel Hidalgo

Miguel Hidalgo was born May 8, 1753 and died on July 30, 1811.

He worked to free Mexico.

Miguel Hidalgo was a Catholic priest in the town of Dolores. He began a struggle for Mexico's independence in 1810. Mexicans continued to fight for independence over the next decade. Mexico celebrates September 16th as its Independence Day.