Minister of Justice in the revolutionary government in 1792 he organized the defence of France against the Prussians.
He was a member of the Committee of Public Safety but was overthrown by Robespierre, and guillotined.
Participated in several revolts and was elected President
in 1877. Elected several times Diaz became increasingly
dictatorial and ruled Mexico until 1910. In 1911 he
was forced to resign and died in exile in Paris.
Later he became the 34th President of the United States (1953-61).
presidency, the Korean War was ended, but the Cold War intensified.
At home he ordered federal troops to enforce racial desegregation of US schools in Little Rock, Arkansas.