I was a military and passionate traveler, who renounced his real rights in Europe to assume the throne of the Second Mexican Empire at 32 years of age.
I am the Emperor Francisco Jose of Austria-Hungary, I am part of the powerful house of Habsburgo and brother of Maximiliano Habsburgo
The Empire of Maximilian in Mexico, also known as the Second Mexican Empire, was a regime of monarchical government established in that country between 1864 and 1867 as a product of the second French intervention in Mexico.
Establishment of the crown
At the head of this empire was Ferdinand Maximilian of Habsburg, Archduke of Austria, in alliance with the conservative sectors of the country and the Catholic Church.
Fight between the invaders and the liberal troops of the Battle of Puebla
Francisco José was the brother of Maximiliano
After the battle ...
To establish the crown of the Second Mexican Empire, it became necessary to invade the territory by French troops
The invading army was defeated initially by the Liberal troops in the battle of Puebla
The invading army was initially defeated by the Liberal troops at the battle of Puebla, but would return the following year and succeed in deposing the government of Benito Juárez and reinstating Maximilian and as emperor of Mexico, with official headquarters at Castillo de Chapultepec in the City of Mexico.