Dí·az (dēäs, -äz), (José de la Cruz) Porfirio 1830-1915.
Mexican soldier and politician who became president after a coup in 1876 and governed the country until 1911 (except for the years 1880-1884). His increasingly dictatorial methods led to his overthrow and flight to Paris, where he died in exile.
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