Simon Bolivar

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Simon Bolivar

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Legacy

In 1825, the Congress of Upper Peru named 'The Republic of Bolivia' after him.

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Simon Bolivar

Biography

1783-1830

"Libertador" Trailer

- Born in July 1783 in Caracas, Venezuela. - He married Maria Rodriguez in Madrid in 1802. She died from yellow fever when they returned to Venezuela.- From 1813-1816 he led a military campaign to liberate Venezuela and Ecuador from spanish forces. - In 1821 he became the president of Gran Colombia. - In 1824 he liberated Peru from the Spanish. - In 1828 he avoided an assassination attempt. - He resigned his presidency in 1830. - He died that same year from Tuberculosis.

"Simón José Antonio de la Santísma Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios." 2014. The Biography.com website. Apr 30 2014 http://www.biography.com/people/simon-bolivar-241196.

He had a passion for military strategy helped in the liberation of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. He was called 'El Libertador' - the Liberator.


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