Simón Bolívar was a South American soldier who was instrumental in the continent's revolutions against the Spanish empire. Born into wealth, Bolívar was sent to Spain for his education, soon deciding to immerse himself in the political sphere in Europe.Mar 11, 2016
Born of a wealthy creole family in Caracas, Venezuela, Bolívar was educated by tutors such as Andrés Bello and Simón Rodríguez, and was influenced by the writings of European rationalists such as John Locke and Jean Jacques Rousseau.
3.1 Venezuela and New Granada, 1807–1821. 3.1.1 Prelude, 1807–1810. 3.1.2 First Republic of Venezuela, 1811–1812. 3.1.3 Second Republic of Venezuela (1813–1814) and exile. ... 3.2 Ecuador and Peru, 1822–1825.3.3 Consolidation of the independence, 1825–1830. 3.3.1 Republic of Bolivia. 3.3.2 Struggles inside Gran Colombia.
Simón Bolívar, byname The Liberator or Spanish El Libertador, (born July 24, 1783, Caracas, Venezuela, New Granada [now in Venezuela]—died December 17, 1830, near Santa Marta, Colombia), Venezuelan soldier and statesman who led the revolutions against Spanish rule in the Viceroyalty of New Granada.Feb 2, 2018