Guanajuato, Mexico August 19th 2008 Gaunajuato is the capital of Guanajuato state. An old and important city in Mexico's history. Diego Rivera was born here; his house is now a small museum.
A battle here against the Spanish in 1810 was the first major victory for Hidalgo and the independence movement. When he was captured the following year his head was put on a spit to illustrate the consequences for rebellion.
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North America » Mexico » Guanajuato » Guanajuato The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more