- NAME: Antonio López de Santa Anna
- OCCUPATION: Warrior, World Leader
- BIRTH DATE: February 21, 1794
- DEATH DATE: June 21, 1876
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Jalapa, Mexico
- PLACE OF DEATH: Mexico City, Mexico
- Full Name: Antonio de Padua María Severino López de Santa Anna y Pérez de Lebrón
- AKA: Antonio López de Santa Anna
- Nickname: "Napoleon of the West"
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Antonio López de Santa Anna was a 19th century Mexican military officer who acted as the country’s president and dictator at different periods.
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Antonio López de Santa Anna, born on February 21, 1794, in Jalapa, Mexico, became a military captain and was elected president in 1833, known for his efforts in staving off Spain’s attempt to recapture the country. Santa Anna was later involved in conflicts with France and the U.S., including the secession of Texas, and was seen as responsible for much of Mexico’s turmoil. He died on June 21, 1876.
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