Although Pancho Villa was a criminal, many think he was a revolutionary hero.

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Pancho Villa

Pancho Villa y Emiliano Zapata, 20 de noviembre, día de la Revolución Mexicana

Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata sitting in the presidential throne in Mexico City 1914

Pancho Villa - José Doroteo Arango Arámbula (born June 5, 1878, in San Juan del Rio), was one of the most prominent Mexican Revolutionary generals. He commanded the División del Norte in the Mexican state of Chihuahua.  For a number of years, he was involved in a series of clashes with other Mexican military groups. He was assassinated in 1923.

Pancho Villa, a Mexican revolutionary leader who advocated for the poor and wanted agrarian reform, agreed to retire as part of a peace agreement with the new interim president of Mexico, Adolfo De la Huerta.

Pancho Villa Wanted Poster Metal Sign

Retro Se Busca Metal Sign 18 x 12 Inches

Pancho Villa Wanted Poster wanted for killing his sisters killer

Pancho Villa - Following guerilla leader Pancho Villa’s raid on Columbus, New Mexico (in which 16 Americans died), President Wilson sent Gen. “Blackjack” Pershing and 10,000 soldiers into the mountains of northern Mexico to hunt Villa down. The mission ultimately failed but Mexicans viewed the act as an unjust invasion. It is said that the pejorative designation “gringo” came from this time, as US soldiers clad in olive uniforms were met with cries of “Green, Go!”

Nellies trip to Mexico helped inspire her to write her book months in Mexico"

March 1916. "Wanted" sign for Francisco "Pancho" Villa, Mexican revolutionary and bandit. Villa was eventually assassinated in Mexico by rival revolutionary army.

Pancho Villa Wanted Poster Pancho Villa’s enraged Americans in the early What is going on NOW on American/Mexican border makes Pancho Villa look like a juvenile delinquent.

Viva Revolucion - Pancho Villa ©Richard Reeve Photography. More available on richard-reeve.artistwebsites.com [Please keep original credit text when you repin] #panchovilla #mexican #revolution

Richard Reeve Canvas Print featuring the photograph Viva Revolucion - Pancho Villa by Richard Reeve

Pancho Villa    SABÍAS QUE...  Francisco Villa nació en la hacienda de Río Grande, perteneciente a San Juan del Río, Durango?    Al morir su padre, Villa trabajó en las labores del campo en la hacienda del Cogojito para contribuir al sostenimiento de su familia?    A la dureza del trabajo y a las carencias que la familia sufría, se agregaría el atentado del que fue víctima su hermana, casi una niña, por parte de uno de los dueños de la hacienda, al pretender llevársela por la fuerza?    En…

Pancho Villa SABÍAS QUE... Francisco Villa nació en la hacienda de Río Grande, perteneciente a San Juan del Río, Durango? Al morir su padre, Villa trabajó en las labores del campo en la hacienda del Cogojito para contribuir al sostenimiento de su familia? A la dureza del trabajo y a las carencias que la familia sufría, se agregaría el atentado del que fue víctima su hermana, casi una niña, por parte de uno de los dueños de la hacienda, al pretender llevársela por la fuerza? En…

José Doroteo Arango Arámbula. Born June 5, 1878 – 20 July 1923), better known as Pancho Villa.

José Doroteo Arango Arámbula-Pancho Villa

Agustín Villa, son of Asunción Villaescusa and Francisco (Pancho) Villa

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