Emiliano Zapata
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"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.

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It is better to die on your feet than live on your knees.

Land and Freedom!

I would rather die standing up, than live life on my knees.

Men of the South! It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.