Palenque: The Palace seen from the Temple of the Sun

The Maya civilization and cities: a resource page

To the foreigner, the words ‘Maya’ and ‘Mayan’ conjure up images of archeological ruins and a lost society and culture. Currently, the word ‘Chiapas’ brings to mind rebellion, Sub Commandante Marcos and a sense of confusion. What many do not understand is the relationship between the historical Maya and today’s living expression of that culture […]

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The history of Mexico – a resource page featuring many aspects of Mexican history

A comprehensive presentation of Mexico’s history including timelines, famous people, ancient history, modern history, the peoples of Mexico, ethnic origins, Indigenous Mexico (Mayan, Huichol, Tarahumara) Mexico’s historical traditions and many other articles of significance to the Mexicophile. The Time-Line View: from 3500 B.C. to the present day. This view is fully integrated allowing the reader […]

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Mexico’s famous historical people – a chronological list of Mexican makers of history

940? – ? Quetzalcoatl 1403 – 1473 Nezahualcoyotl ? – 1469 Moctezuma Ilhuicamina (I) 1480? – 1520 Moctezuma Xocoyotl (II) 1489? – 1531? Jeronimo de Aguilar 1485 – 1547 Hernan Cortés 1495 – 1525 Cuauhtemoc 14?? – 1550 Nuño Beltrán de Guzmán “Bloody Guzman” ? – ? La Malinche In Search of Malinche – the […]

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Mexico – Mexican history time-line overview- resource page

Although all countries have visible remains of their history, Mexico seems to have reminders of its past in just about every town you visit. Due to Mexico’s vast history this portion of MexConnect contains an overview of the country’s history showing what the rest of the world was up to as Mexico evolved. We have […]

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Listing of Mexico’s Presidents and Heads of State

 by Index Page © 2011 MEXICAN PRESIDENTS & HEADS OF STATE INDEPENDENCE PERIOD and EARLY REPUBLIC Emperor Agustín de Iturbide Agustín Itúrbide, Unappreciated Unknown 1822-23 Guadalupe Victoria (Felix Fernández) 1824-29 Vicente Guerrero 1829 José María Bocanegra (interim) 1829 Pedro Vélez, Luis Quintanar and Lucas Alamán, triumvirate 1829 Anastasio Bustamante 1830-32, 1837-39 and 1842 Melchor Múzquiz […]

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Palenque: The Palace seen from the Temple of the Sun

The Maya civilization and cities: a resource page

Para el extranjero, la palabra ‘Maya’ conjura imágenes de ruinas arqueológicas y de una cultura perdida y desaparecida. Hoy en día, la palabra ‘Chiapas’ trae a la mente ideas de rebelión, el nombre del Sub-comandante Marcos, y confusión generalizada. Lo que muchos no conocen es la relación entre los antiguos mayas y la expresión viva, […]

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