• Born

    He was born in Bahia, Texas, Estados Unidos
  • Seminary dropout

    Ignacio began in the priesthood, entering the seminary. However, he abandoned this path
  • First attempt to enlist in the army

    He tried to enlist in the army for the first time at seventeen but was rejected
  • Entry to the army

    He entered, with the rank of first sergeant, in the newly created National Guard of Nuevo León.
  • Ayutla plan

    Ayutla plan
    Ignacio actively participated in national politics, adhering to the Ayutla Plan against the dictatorship of Antonio López de Santa Anna and supporting the liberal movement and Benito Juárez during the War of Reform.
  • Got married

    Got married
    He married when he was 24 years old, with Miss Rafaela Padilla de la Garza, originally from Monterrey, Nuevo León
  • Calpulalpan battle

    Calpulalpan battle
    He was promoted to general, and was part of the defending bodies of the Constitution of 1857, defeating the conservatives in one of the decisive battles for the liberal victory: Calpulalpan
  • Battle of May 5th

    Battle of May 5th
    Ignacio Zaragoza entrenched himself in the forts of Loreto and Guadalupe, determined to stop the invader and defend national sovereignty with their lives, in addition to having the fundamental participation of the different indigenous communities of the region, who at the point of machete confronted the French; joint, brave and determined fight that led to the defeat of the French saving the city of Puebla from falling into enemy hands.
  • Death of his wife

    Death of his wife
    His wife Rafaela Padilla, died from pneumonia,
  • Go dead

    Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín falls seriously ill with typhoid fever and dies in the city of Puebla. Apparently, his contagion was obtained during a visit he made to the liberal forces on May 22, in the Cumbres de Acultzingo