Juan Bautista Azopardo

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Birthday
19, 1772
Birthplace
Malta
Death Date
Oct 23, 1848 (76)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1772
Birthplace
Malta
Death Date
Oct 23, 1848 (76)

About

Maltese-born military hero who fought for Argentina during the country's War of Independence.

Before Fame

He joined the Navy in both France and England and also worked as a privateer for the Netherlands.

Trivia

He became a Spanish prisoner of war during the Argentine War of Independence. Upon his release in 1820, he was honored for his heroism.

Family Life

He was married to Maria Sandalia Perez Rico, with whom he had a son named Luis Alberto.

Associated With

He died in Argentina in the same year that fellow war hero, Ignacio Carrera Pinto, was born in Chile.