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Presidents of Greater Colombia - Simon Bolivar (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Presidents of Greater Colombia - Simon Bolivar (Paperback)

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Chapters: Simon Bolivar. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 44. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Simon Jose Antonio de la Santisima Trinidad Bolivar Palacios y Blanco, commonly known as Simon Bolivar (Spanish pronunciation: July 24, 1783 December 17, 1830) was a Venezuelan political leader. Together with Jose de San Martin, he played a key role in Latin America's successful struggle for independence from Spain. Following the triumph over the Spanish Monarchy, Bolivar 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. Simon Bolivar 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 laid the foundations of Latin American ideology on democracy. Birthplace of Simon Bolivar in Caracas, VenezuelaThe surname Bolivar derives from the Bolivar aristocratic, who came from a small village in the Basque Country, Spain, called La Puebla de Bolivar. His father was a distant descendant of King Fernando III of Castile and Count Amedeo IV of Savoy, and came from the male line of the de Ardanza family. The Bolivars settled in Venezuela in the sixteenth century. His distant ancestor was Simon de Bolivar (or Simon de Bolibar; the spelling was not standardized until the nineteenth century), who lived and worked with the governor of the Santo Domingo from 1550 to 1570. When the governor of Santo Domingo was reassigned to Venezuela in 1589, Simon de Bolivar came with him. As an early settler in Caracas Province, he became prominent in the local society, and he and his descendants were granted estates, encomiendas and positions in the Caracas cabildo. The po...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=55917


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-57323-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-57323-8
Barcode: 9781156573235

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