Pancho Villa

1878 - 1923

Pancho Villa

Francisco "Pancho" Villa (UK: , also US: ; Spanish: [ˈbiʎa]; born José Doroteo Arango Arámbula, 5 June 1878 – 20 July 1923) was a Mexican revolutionary general and one of the most prominent figures of the Mexican Revolution. As commander of the División del Norte, 'Division of the North', in the Constitutionalist Army, he was a military-landowner (caudillo) of the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. Given the area's size and mineral wealth, it provided him with extensive resources. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pancho Villa has received more than 3,880,517 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 96th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Pancho Villa ranks 96 out of 1,194Before him are Helmuth von Moltke the Elder, Eugène de Beauharnais, Ivan Konev, John of Austria, Walther von Brauchitsch, and Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb. After him are Stilicho, Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Cimon, Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, and Minamoto no Yoshitsune.

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Among people born in 1878, Pancho Villa ranks 7Before him are Janusz Korczak, Lise Meitner, Reza Shah, Martin Buber, John B. Watson, and Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia. After him are Gustav Stresemann, Werner von Blomberg, André Citroën, Robert Walser, Lucien Febvre, and Pyotr Wrangel. Among people deceased in 1923, Pancho Villa ranks 9Before him are Vilfredo Pareto, Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Wilhelm Röntgen, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Jaroslav Hašek, and Constantine I of Greece. After him are John Venn, Warren G. Harding, Dietrich Eckart, Julius Martov, Pierre Loti, and Damdin Sükhbaatar.

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Among people born in Mexico, Pancho Villa ranks 8 out of 344Before him are Anthony Quinn (1915), Diego Rivera (1886), Moctezuma II (1466), Geronimo (1829), Carlos Slim (1940), and Emiliano Zapata (1879). After him are Carlos Santana (1947), La Malinche (1502), Octavio Paz (1914), Cuauhtémoc (1495), Porfirio Díaz (1830), and Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794).


Among military personnels born in Mexico, Pancho Villa ranks 1After him are Ignacio Allende (1769).

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