Juan Mackenna

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Birthday
26, 1771
Birthplace
Ireland
DEATH DATE
Nov 21, 1814 (43)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
26, 1771
Birthplace
Ireland
DEATH DATE
Nov 21, 1814 (43)

About

Irish-born hero of the Chilean War of Independence who defeated royal forces at the Battle of Membrillar.

Before Fame

He studied in Spain at the Royal School of Mathematics and later trained as a military engineer at the Royal Military Academy.

Trivia

He trained the first military engineers for the Chilean Army following the Declaration of Chilean Independence.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife, Josefina.

Associated With

He and James Wolfe were both war heroes.