The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Fuero, Joaquin

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FUERO, foo-ār'ō, Joaquin, Mexican soldier: b. Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1814; d. 1867. He received his education at the Military School of Segovia and became professor and vice-president of that institution. He suppressed the insurrection of 1840 and three years later was made chief of staff of the Tamaulipas army division. He fought against the Americans in 1846-47 and was seriously wounded in one engagement. He wrote ‘Manual del militar, ò tratado completo de instrucción en la ordenanza’ (1842), and a translation of McKenna, ‘Military Tactics.’