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Antonio José de Sucre

(1795—1830) Venezuelan revolutionary and statesman, President of Bolivia 1826–8.


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(1795–1830)

Venezuelan revolutionary and statesman, President of Bolivia (1826–28). Sucre served as Simón Bolívar's Chief of Staff, liberating Ecuador (1822), Peru (1824), and Bolivia (1825) from the Spanish. The first President of Bolivia, Sucre resigned following a Peruvian invasion in 1828; he was later assassinated. The Bolivian judicial capital Sucre is named after him.

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