Manuel Baquedano

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Birthday
1, 1823
Birthplace
Santiago, Chile
Death Date
Sep 30, 1897 (74)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1823
Birthplace
Santiago, Chile
Death Date
Sep 30, 1897 (74)

About

Leader of the Chilean Army during the War of the Pacific. He also served as a Chilean senator and was twice offered the chance to run for president.

Before Fame

He was only fifteen years old when he left home to fight in the War of the Confederation.

Trivia

He played a key role in the events of the Revolution of 1851.

Family Life

He was born in Santiago, Chile to a family of Basque heritage.

Associated With

He and Alexander Kelly were fellow war heroes.