Constitution of 1917 amended to extend presidential term to six years.
Calles succeeded by Obregón, who is assassinated before taking office. Calles, who is to remain political strongman through 1935, chooses Emilio Portes Gil as president.
Spanish (Barragán):1. nickname for a strong or brave man, from Spanish barragán ‘young man’, ‘warrior’. 2. metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of fustian, a kind of material, Spanish barragán (from Arabic barrakân).