List of Emperors of Mexico

For the rulers of pre-Columbian Aztec Empire, see List of Tenochtitlan rulers.
Emperor of Mexico
Former Monarchy
Imperial Coat of arms
Maximilian I
First monarch Agustín I
Last monarch Maximilian I
Style His Imperial Majesty
Official residence Chapultepec Castle
Appointer Hereditary
Monarchy began 19 May 1822
Monarchy ended 15 May 1867
Current pretender(s) Maximilian von Götzen-Itúrbide

The Emperor of Mexico (Spanish: Emperador de México) was the head of state and ruler of Mexico on two non-consecutive occasions in the 19th century.

With the Declaration of Independence of the Mexican Empire from Spain in 1821, Mexico became an independent monarchy—the First Mexican Empire (1822–1823). The monarchy was soon replaced by the First Republic of Mexico. In turn, Mexico reverted into a monarchy in the 1860s, during the Second Mexican Empire (1864–1867).

In both instances of Empire, the reigning Emperor was forcibly deposed and then executed.

Mexican Empire (1822–1823)

Main article: First Mexican Empire

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Mexican Empire (1864–1867)

Main article: Second Mexican Empire

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See also

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