Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín (Spanish pronunciation: [iɣˈnasjo saɾaˈɣosa]; March 24, 1829 – September 8, 1862) was a Mexican general and politician. He led the Mexican army that defeated invading French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 (mostly celebrated in the United States as Cinco de Mayo).
|Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín|
|Born||March 24, 1829|
Presido la Bahía, Coahuila y Tejas, Mexican Republic
(now Goliad, Texas, USA)
|Died||September 8, 1862 (aged 33)|
Puebla, Puebla, Mexico
|Buried at||Panteón de San Fernando|
Mexico City 
|Years of service||1853-1862|
Secretary of War
- "Zaragoza Seguín, Ignacio ". The Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved July 1, 2005.