Which Mexican flag? I assume you mean the current one. American Mexican Flag and blood inside me shirt The current design is fairly new. Pedro Moctezuma Díaz and Francisco Eppens (both architects) are the designers of the current version, which dates only to 1968. But the basic idea of the Mexican flag came about by the efforts of several people. So it’s gone through several iterations. The Mexican History Museum in Monterrey keeps a collection of every Mexican flag design. The very first version of the green, white and red flag, with an eagle (it wasn’t on a cactus at the time) dated from the empire of Iturbide. The colors were taken from the flag of the “army of the three guarantees” in which Iturbide was general, and have had different meanings over the years. You can see the three guarantees flag on the picture above, it’s the one with the crown in the middle towards the top right.
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The eagle comes from one of José María Morelos’ battle standards American Mexican Flag and blood inside me shirt of the virgin of Guadalupe (the image of Guadalupe was the first Independence movement flag it’s the oddly shaped one in the top middle). Morelos added a Mexican Eagle to one of the standard Guadalupe designs. There are some legends, like the one that says the colors were inspired by a Mexican watermelon. That is not true. Agustín de Iturbide and Vicente Guerrero, in 1821, the ones that consummate the independence war when they unified their forces (royalists and independentist) and forged the Imperial Army of the Three Warranties (tres garantías), chose the colors. In Mexico, the Eagle is called Aguila Real (Royal eagle) or Aguila Caudal.