Pancho Villa was a leader in the Mexican Revolution to overthrow the Mexican dictator Porfirio Díaz in 1910 and then to overthrow his former ally General Victoriano Huerta in 1913. Villa also led a revolt against Venusti... More »

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Pancho Villa is famous for being a revolutionary leader during the Mexican Revolution of the early 20th century. Although called Pancho Villa, his real name was Dorotheo Arango, and he was born in 1878 in Mexico. He chan... More »

Pancho Villa, or General Francisco Villa, was a military leader of the Mexican Revolution. He was an uneducated bandit and thief, but his military prowess allowed him to build up an effective army. More »

Pancho Villa, or General Francisco Villa, was a military leader of the Mexican Revolution. He was an uneducated bandit and thief, but his military prowess allowed him to build up an effective army. More »

Pancho Villa is famous for being a revolutionary leader during the Mexican Revolution of the early 20th century. Although called Pancho Villa, his real name was Dorotheo Arango, and he was born in 1878 in Mexico. He chan... More »

The primary cause of the Mexican Revolution was the policies of the administration of Porfirio Díaz. The Díaz administration mistreated the poor and rural workers and implemented unpopular land laws that ceded the land o... More »

Porfirio Diaz was responsible for starting the Mexican Revolution when he arrested his presidential election opponent, Francisco I. Madero, and had him imprisoned. This allowed Porfirio Diaz to win the Mexican presidenti... More »