Birthday, Natalicio, de José Maria Morelos y Pavón

September 30 – Birthday, Natalicio de José Maria Morelos y Pavón
Jose Maria Morelos (1765-1815) was a Mexican Roman Catholic priest and revolutionary rebel leader who led the Mexican War of Independence movement, assuming its leadership after the execution of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla in 1811.

Retrato de José María Morelos y Pavón / Date: 7 September 2006. Author:  Anónimo, del siglo XIX This image is in the public domain.

Retrato de José María Morelos y Pavón / Date: 7 September 2006. Author: Anónimo, del siglo XIX | This image is in the public domain.

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Image of Jose Maria Morelos on a 20 Pesos 1977 Banknote from Mexico.
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Description: Español: Imagen extraida del libro de Vicente Riva Palacio, Julio Zárate (1880) "México a través de los siglos" Tomo III: "La guerra de independencia" (1808 - 1821) | Date: 1880 | Source: Vicente Riva Palacio, Julio Zárate (1880) "México a través de los siglos" Tomo III: "La guerra de independencia" (1808 - 1821) | Author: Unknown | This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

Description: Español: Imagen extraida del libro de Vicente Riva Palacio, Julio Zárate (1880) “México a través de los siglos” Tomo III: “La guerra de independencia” (1808 – 1821) | Date: 1880 | Source: Vicente Riva Palacio, Julio Zárate (1880) “México a través de los siglos” Tomo III: “La guerra de independencia” (1808 – 1821) | Author: Unknown | This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

Jose Maria Morelos, 50 pesos Mexican banknote, 2012 Photo: Joseph A. Tyson

Jose Maria Morelos, 50 pesos Mexican banknote, 2012, Photo: Joseph A. Tyson