Cesar Chavez

Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez Full Name: Cesar Chavez


Profession: Civil Rights Activist
Why Famous: A major historical icon for the Latino community, Chavez founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later become the United Farm Workers union.

Chavez' work helped make farm workers' struggle a moral cause with significant national support.

Born: March 31, 1927
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yuma, Arizona, USA

Died: April 22, 1993 (aged 66)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Married Life

  • 1948-10-22 Farm labor leader Cesar Chavez (21) weds labor activist Helen Fabela (20) in Reno, Nevada

Historical Events in the Life of Cesar Chavez

  • 1962-09-30 Mexican-American labor leader César Chávez founds the United Farm Workers.

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