FC: Maximilian Emperor of Mexico | Adriana Dominguez #4 Ana Lucia Sors #18
1: Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph Hasburgo was born in July 6, 1832. He was the archduke of Austria, and also the second emeperor of Mexico. | Before becoming the emperor of Mexico he was in line to be the next king of Austria. But he accepted the offer that Napolean the third gave to him. He accepted because maybe he couldnt get to be the King of Austria, so he prefered. And he was also a member of the Austria navy
2: When Maximilian entered to Mexico City the French troops made a great entrance for him and his wife Carlota. While Benito Juarez was esablishing in another place north in Mexico.
3: When Maximilian was in Mexico he decided to stay in the Castillo de Chapultepec. He lived happy in the castillo with his wife and had no problems.
4: Carlota was Maximilians wife. She went with him to Mexico to rule. when the French troops left Mexico she was worried they would be overthrowned. So she went to ask for help to Napoleon and the Pope, but they both rejected her. After that she went mad.
5: When Maximilian was in power, Napoleon the third was invaded by Germany. So he took the troops he had in Mexico to France. Maximilian had no army, that way Juarez used that opportunity to attack him. Maximilian was captured in Queretaro with other two generals that were Mejia and Miramon.
6: After Maximilian, Miramon, and Mejia where captured they were tooked to the Cerro de las Campanas where they were fusilated.
7: SOURCES | 1.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maximilian_I_of_Mexico 2. http://www.skyscraperlife.com/el-salvador/33417-vivio-en-realidad-maximiliano-de-habsburgo-y-emperador-de-mexico-en-el-salvador.html 3.http://www.mexconnect.com/articles/299-maximilian-and-carlota-the-archdupe-and-his-tragic-lady-1832-1867