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Benito Juarez

Born: 21-Mar-1806Birthplace: San Pablo Guelatao, Oaxaca, MexicoDied: 18-Jul-1872Location of death: Palacio Nacional, Mexico City, MexicoCause of death: Heart FailureRemains: Buried, Panteon de San Fernando, Mexico City, Mexico
 summary: President of Mexico, (1861-72) Mexico's first (and only) Indian President. The years of his rule are known as "La Reforma" as he aimed to improve indigenous rights, liberalize land distribution, and check the overwhelming power of the Roman Catholic Church. Fought against the dictatorships of Santa Anna and the