Gerardo Barrios

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Birthday
24, 1813
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Aug 29, 1865 (51)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
24, 1813
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Aug 29, 1865 (51)

About

Salvadoran politician who was the President of El Salvador from 1859 to 1863. The cities of Ciudad Barrios and San Gerardo are named after him.

Before Fame

He was a part of the army of the last president of the Federation of Central American Estates, Francisco Morazan.

Trivia

He was a member of the Liberal Party and as president he promoted the industries of coffee production and silk-elaboration.

Family Life

He was raised in a Catholic family with four children.

Associated With

He was President of El Salvador while Abraham Lincoln was President of the United States.