Simon Bolivar

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Birthday
24, 1783
Birthplace
Caracas, Venezuela
Death Date
Dec 17, 1830 (47)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
24, 1783
Birthplace
Caracas, Venezuela
Death Date
Dec 17, 1830 (47)

About

Venezuelan general who helped liberate Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia from the Spanish Empire.

Before Fame

He was raised partially by a slave owned by his aristocratic family.

Trivia

He helped Latin America lay the groundwork for democracy.

Family Life

He was orphaned at age nine and was placed under the care of his teacher, Miguel Jose Sanz.

Associated With

He admired Thomas Jefferson.

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