The New International Encyclopædia/Fuero, Joaquin

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FUERO, Joaquin (1814-67). A Mexican soldier. He was born at Guadalupe Hidalgo, and was educated at the Military College of Segovia, at which he subsequently became professor and vice-president. After suppressing the insurrection of 1840 he was, in 1843, appointed chief of staff of the army division in Tamaulipas, and also fought with distinction in the war with the United States, and received a wound from which he ultimately died. Besides a Spanish translation of General Makenna's Treatise on Military Tactics, he published a Manual del militar, ó tratado completo de instrucción en la ordenanza (1842).