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  2. Simon Bolivar | Accomplishments, Death, Route, Revolution, ...

    Simón Bolívar, byname The Liberator or Spanish El Libertador, (born July 24, 1783, Caracas, Venezuela, New Granada [now in Venezuela]—died December 17, 1830, near Santa Marta, Colombia), Venezuelan soldier and statesman who led the revolutions against Spanish rule in the Viceroyalty of New Granada. He was president of Gran Colombia (1819–30) and dictator of Peru (1823–26).

  3. Birthplace of Simón Bolívar - Wikipediaón_Bolívar

    The Birthplace of Simón Bolívar is a seventeenth-century house in the Venezuelan capital city Caracas where the hero of Venezuelan and Latin American independence, Simón Bolívar, was born. Now a significant tourist attraction, the building is located in a little street off the Plaza San Jacinto, a block east of the Plaza Bolívar. It is one of only a few houses from the colonial era which survive in central Caracas. One of the adjacent buildings serves as a Bolivarian museum. The ...

  4. Simón Bolivar - Accomplishments, Facts & Death - Biography

    Simón José Antonio de la Santísma Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios was born on July 24, 1783 in Caracas, New Granada (now Venezuela). Bolívar was born into a prosperous family who took their money...

  5. Biography of Simon Bolivar, 'Liberator of South America' -...

    Simon Bolivar (July 24, 1783–December 17, 1830) was the greatest leader of Latin America's independence movement from Spain. A superb general and a charismatic politician, he not only drove the Spanish from northern South America but also was instrumental in the early formative years of the republics that sprang up once the Spanish had gone.

  6. Simon Bolivar Biography | Biography Online

    From 1819 to 1830 he served as president of the Hispanic-American republic known as Gran Colombia. Early life Simon Bolivar was born July 1783, in Caracas, Venezuela to wealthy aristocratic parents in Venezuela. His parents died when he was young, and he was largely brought up by his nurse, family friends and a series of instructors and educators.

  7. Simón Bolívar - Bolivia | Britannica

    Bolívar was now president of Gran Colombia and dictator of Peru. Only a small section of the continent—Upper Peru—was still defended by royalist forces. The liberation of that region fell to Sucre, and in April 1825 he reported that the task had been accomplished. The new country chose to be called Bolivia, a variation on the Liberator’s name.

  8. 10 Facts About Simon Bolivar of Venezuela - ThoughtCo

    Simon Bolivar was the greatest hero of Latin America's Age of Independence. Here are some facts about the man known as "the Liberator ." 01 of 10 Simon Bolivar Was Incredibly Wealthy Before the Wars of Independence Simón Bolívar came from one of the wealthiest families in all of Venezuela. He had a privileged upbringing and an excellent education.

  9. Simón Bolívar - Wikipediaón_Bolívar

    Simón Bolívar was born in Caracas in the Captaincy General of Venezuela into a wealthy criollo family. Before he turned ten, he lost both parents and lived in several households. Bolívar was educated abroad and lived in Spain, as was common for men of upper-class families in his day.

  10. Birthplace of Simón Bolívar | Military Wiki | Fandomón_Bolívar

    The Birthplace of Simón Bolívar (Spanish language: Casa Natal del Libertador Simón Bolívar ) is a seventeenth-century house in the Venezuelan capital city Caracas, that now serves as a museum for the Venezuelan independence hero Simón Bolívar. Now a significant tourist attraction in Caracas, the building is located in a little street off the Plaza San Jacinto, opposite Plaza El Venezolano to the west of the city in the historic center which is the old colonial part of the city, and a ...

  11. Biography of Manuela Sáenz, Simon Bolivar's Lover and Rebel -...

    Known For: Latin American revolutionary and mistress of Simon Bolivar Born : Dec. 27, 1797 in Quito, New Granada (Ecuador) Parents : Simón Sáenz Vergara and María Joaquina Aizpurru