Simón Bolívar





Simón Bolívar

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born
in Caracas, Venezuela
July 24, 1783

died
December 17, 1830

gender
male

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Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios, commonly known as Simón Bolívar was a Venezuelan military and political leader. Together with José de San Martín, he played a key role in Latin America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire.

Following the triumph over the Spanish Monarchy, Bolívar participated in the foundation of the first union of independent nations in Latin America, which was named Gran Colombia, and of which he was president from 1819 to 1830.

Simón Bolívar is regarded in Latin America as a hero, visionary, revolutionary, and liberator. During his short life, he led Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela to independence, and helped lay the foundations for democratic
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Average rating: 3.82 · 83 ratings · 5 reviews · 27 distinct works · Similar authors
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El Libertador: Writings of ...
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Discurso de Angostura
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1819 — 3 editions
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Obras de Simón Bolívar
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Manifiesto de Carúpano
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Escritos Y Proclamas
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Escritos Políticos (Sepan C...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1999
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Simón Bolívar. La vigencia ...
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1982
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Selected Writings of Bolivar
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Pensamientos Varios
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