The Battle of Puebla took place on 5 May 1862 near the city of Puebla during the French intervention in Mexico. The battle ended in a victory for the Mexican...
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Mar 6, 2023 · Battle of Puebla, (May 5, 1862), battle fought at Puebla, Mexico, between the army of the liberal government headed by Benito Juárez and the French forces sent by Napoleon III to establish a French satellite state in Mexico.
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Feb 24, 2023 · Cinco de Mayo Celebrates The Battle of Puebla In 1861, Mexico was experiencing financial crisis. On July 17, 1861, Mexican president Benito Juárez issued a deferral in which foreign debts would be suspended for two years.