Biography - A Short Wiki
Venezuelan general who helped liberate Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia from the Spanish Empire. His death was painted by Antonio Herrera Toro.
He was raised partially by a slave owned by his aristocratic family.
He helped Latin America lay the groundwork for democracy. He was famed for saying, “Fellow citizens! I blush to say this: Independence is the only benefit we have acquired, to the detriment of all the rest.”
How did Simón Bolívar die?
Simón Bolívar's death was caused by tuberculosis.
According to official reports, Bolívar died of tuberculosis on December 17, 1830, at age 47.
|Cause of death||Tuberculosis|
|Age of death||47 years|
|Birthday||July 24, 1783|
|Death date||December 17, 1830|
|Place of death||Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, Santa Marta, Colombia|
|Place of burial||N/A|