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Mexican president Ignacio Comonfort resigns and flees Mexico City

Benito Juarez, circa 1860, detail
01/21/1858
Under pressure from conservative rebels, Mexican president Ignacio Comonfort resigns and flees Mexico City. His last act in office is to release liberal leader Benito Juárez from prison. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
David F. Marley, Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the New World, 1492 to the Present (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1998), 529.

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