Mexican bandits of the last century

They were the protagonists in Mexico of the early 20th century. That Mexican gang leaders are the most "gray cardinal" of one of the bloodiest civil wars in the history of mankind.

Judge for yourself, for the period from 1910 to 1917 in Mexico, died from 300,000 to 2 million people (different data). And this despite the fact that the population was at the time of the order of 15 million people.

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Francisco Madero remained president of Mexico just over a year until he was ousted supporters of Huerta, and then shot.

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In spite of the "clean" a biography of Cisco, he was associated with the main thugs country. Not the least role in this regard has played his brother Raul (in the center of a cigar), the status of the former general.

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Pancho Villa (right) and Rodolfo Fierro "Butcher" (left). Pancho was in fact the ruler of the north country, and "The Butcher" was his right hand, and does all the dirty work. Later, he ordered the killing of Villa and Rodolfo.

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Pancho Villa was the chief of the army of the North in the Civil War.

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Maximo Castillo (in the center of the pen on the hat) collaborated with Pancho Viley briefly, then broke away from the rebels and was forced to flee to the United States, due to the fact that Pancho declared him wanted for the bombing of the train, which he himself had organized.

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The American prison Maximo (first on the left side of the fence) felt wonderful. After all, he was not the culprit for the US, and to give him the Mexicans could not because of the refusal of Americans to recognize the newly created President of Mexico.

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Pascal Orozco was a "noble" bandit. I did not participate in the intrigues and mass executions organize Pancho Viley. He supported the disgraced president and Huerta when he overthrew - fled to Texas. Texas Ranger was killed while trying to escape.

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Orozco and Victoriano Huerta.

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Emiliano Zapata (seated center) was one of the three main participants in the coup against the dictatorship alongside Madero and Viley. After becoming Madero was unhappy with the lack of the promised land reform and began to fight against the former allies.

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He was killed because of his betrayal of the guardsmen. Before his death, said the catch phrase: "It is better to die standing on my feet than live on my knees."

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Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa in the presidential chair. Not for long, and hand in hand, and even less ...

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At the end of a bit of unknown colorful characters and demonstration of the sad fate of most criminals.

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