Guadalupe Victoria

first president of Mexico (1786-1845)

Guadalupe Victoria, born José Miguel Ramón Adaucto Fernández y Félix, (29 September 1786 - 21 March 1843) was a Mexican general and political leader. He fought for independence against the Spanish Empire in the Mexican War of Independence. He was Mexico's first president.

His Excellency The Most Excellent

Guadalupe Victoria
Portrait of Guadalupe Victoria by Carlos Paris
1st President of Mexico
In office
10 October 1824 – 31 March 1829
Vice PresidentNicolás Bravo
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byVicente Guerrero
President of the Supreme Executive Power
In office
1 July 1824 – 31 July 1824
Preceded byVicente Guerrero
Succeeded byNicolás Bravo
Member of the Supreme Executive Power
In office
30 July 1834 – 10 October 1835
Governor of Puebla
In office
31 March 1834 – 13 December 1836
Preceded byPatricio Furlong
Succeeded byCosme Furlong
Personal details
José Miguel Ramón Adaucto Fernández y Félix

29 September 1786
Tamazula, Nueva Vizcaya, Viceroyalty of New Spain
(now Durango, Mexico)
Died21 March 1843 (aged 56)
San Carlos Fortress, Perote, Veracruz
Resting placeColumn of Independence
Nationality Mexican
New Spanish (prior to 1821)
Political partyIndependent
Alma materSan Ildefonso College
Soldier (General)
SignatureCursive signature in ink