Emiliano Zapata
FameRank: 6

"Emiliano Zapata Salazar" was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, the main leader of the peasant revolution in the state of Morelos, and the founder of the agrarian movement called Zapatista Army of National Liberation#Ideology/Zapatismo.

Zapata remains an iconic figure in Mexico, used both as a nationalist symbol as well as a symbol of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation/neo-Zapatista movement.

If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous activists! More Emiliano Zapata on Wikipedia.