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  1. The Battle of Puebla ( Spanish: Batalla de Puebla; French: Bataille de Puebla ), also known as the Battle of May 5 ( Spanish: Batalla del 5 de Mayo) took place on 5 May, Cinco de Mayo, 1862, near Puebla de los Ángeles, during the Second French intervention in Mexico.

    • 5 May 1862
    • Mexican victory
  2. 476 killed, 304 wounded, 35 captured. The Battle of Puebla took place on 5 May 1862, near Puebla City in Mexico. It was part of the "Second French intervention in Mexico". The Mexican Army won over the occupying French soldiers. The French eventually overran the Mexicans in other battles.

    • May 5, 1862
    • Puebla City, Mexico
    • Mexican Republican victory, Political victory for Mexican republicans
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  4. 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. The battle, which ended in a Mexican victory, is celebrated in the

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  5. Cinco de Mayo ( pronounced [ˈsiŋko ðe ˈmaʝo] in Mexico, Spanish for "Fifth of May") is a yearly celebration held on May 5 to celebrate Mexico's victory over the Second French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862, [1] [2] led by General Ignacio Zaragoza.

    • Parades, food, music, folkloric dancing, battle reenactments
    • Celebration of the Mexican victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862
  6. May 4, 2018 · Behind modern Cinco de Mayo celebrations is the 1862 Battle of Puebla, a Mexican triumph over French colonial forces. General Zaragoza’s Mexican army outside repels French forces during the...

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  7. The Battle of 2 de Abril was fought on April 2, 1867, in and around the city of Puebla, Puebla. It was one of the major military actions in the Franco-Mexican War between elements of the Mexican Army of the Republic commanded by General Porfirio Díaz and troops in the service of the Mexican Empire composed of Mexican imperialist soldiers.

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