by: Quontez Thomas
Miguel Hidalgo was born on May 8, 1753, and he died on July 30, 1811. He is famous for liberating Mexico from the Spanish. He fought against the Spanish with a little army of his own, and he inspired the Mexicans to fight for freedom 10 years after he died. Miguel was the descendant of Cristobal Hidalgo, father of 11. He was a priest in the city of Dolores.