Juan Nepomuceno Seguín was a Spanish-Tejano political and military figure of the Texas Revolution who helped to establish the independence of Texas. Numerous places and institutions are named in his honor, including the county seat of Seguin in Guadalupe County, the Juan N. Seguin Memorial Interchange in Houston, Juan Seguin Monument in Seguin, World War II Liberty Ship SS Juan N. Seguin, Seguin High School in Arlington.
|Born:||Juan Nepomuceno Seguín, October 27, 1806, San Antonio de Béjar, Province of Texas, Viceroyalty of New Spain|
|Died:||August 27, 1890, Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico|
|Political party:||Democratic Party|
|Preceded by:||Thomas Jefferson Green|
|Succeeded by:||William H. Daingerfield|
About Juan Seguin
Remembered for his participation in the 1835-36 Texas Revolution that freed Texas from Spanish rule under the Mexican presidency of
A commander of Texian Army troops, he received his commission at age twenty-nine from Stephen Austin.
He is the central character in the 2013 historical fiction work Los Tejanos and Lost Cause.
The son of Maria Josefa Becerra and politician Juan Jose Maria Erasmo Seguin, he was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, which was then part of a Spanish colony. With his wife, Maria Gertrudis Flores de Abrego, he raised ten children.
He is portrayed by actor Joseph Calleia in the 1960 historical film The Alamo.
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- Mayors of San Antonio
- People of Spanish Texas
- People of the Texas Revolution
- Independence activists
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