later iturbdecided that he woud pursue a military career, which was a very respetable It is known by his and Hidalgo's documents that he was a distant relative of Miguel Hidalgo, the initial leader of the Insurgent Army. Hidalgo wrote to Iturbide, offering him a higher rank in his army. Iturbide writes in his memoirs that such an offering required musing over it but that he ultimately turned it down because he considered Hidalgo's uprising ill-executed and his methods barbar
My name is Agustin de Iturbide I was born right here on Steptember 27,1783 Morelia, mexico
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I married Ana Maria when I was 22 years old we have 9 kids 5 boys and 4 girls
Agustin studied at catholic seminary,colegio de san at the seminary in valladold.
After the outbreak of the War of Independence in 1810, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla offered Agustín de Iturbide the rank of general in the insurgent forces. Agustín rejected the offer, as he repudiated the atrocities that the mostly-untrained insurgent army committed against Spanish civilians, choosing instead to fight for the royalist forces
Iturbide died on july 19,1824 loving memory 1783 - 1824