Born August 8, 1879, in Anenecuilco, Morelos. He was a mediero (sharecropper) and horse trainer.
Zapata's Restaurante Mexicano is named in honor of the great Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata 1879-1919. In 1910, the Indians had less land than ever before. The workers had no right to strike and the country had no real self-government. Congressmen and senators were hand picked and all opposition was suppressed. Rebellion soon broke out. A tough peasant leader who wanted land for the Indians rebelled. The rebellion eventually brought about the election of fair government. OLE! Zapata's Restaurante Mexicano brings to you a revolutionary cuisine of Authentic Mexican tastes with character.