Francisco Solano López

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Birthday
24, 1827
Birthplace
Paraguay
Death Date
Mar 1, 1870 (42)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
24, 1827
Birthplace
Paraguay
Death Date
Mar 1, 1870 (42)

About

The second President in Paraguayan history who succeeded his father, Carlos Antonio, in office in 1862 an served until 1870.

Before Fame

He became a General at the age of 18, an honor that was delivered by the President himself: his father, Carlos Antonio López.

Trivia

His death was due to the War of the Triple Alliance, which he started with Britain.

Family Life

His mother revealed to him that he was born out of wedlock, a very embarrassing detail for a politician at the time.

Associated With

He and his father were both presidents, like George W. Bush and his father.