Santander, Francisco de Paula, 1792-1840

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1792-04-02
Death 1840-03-06
Colombians
Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Francisco de Paula Santander (b. April 2, 1792–d. March 6, 1840), was a Colombian military and political leader during the 1810–1819 independence war of the United Provinces of New Granada (present-day Colombia). He was the acting President of Gran Colombia between 1819 and 1826, and later elected by Congress as the President of the Republic of New Granada between 1832 and 1837. Santander came to be known as "The Man of the Laws" ("El Hombre de las Leyes").

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Subjects:

  • Liberty

Occupations:

  • Presidents--Colombia
  • Army officers, Colombian

Places:

  • Republic of Colombia, 00, CO