Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Events

Independence Day of Columbia

1810

Venezuelan War of Independence

1811 - 1823

Gaining Independence from Spain

1819

Simón Bolivar defeats the Spanish at Boyaca. The republic of Gran Colombia (includes present day Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Venezuela) is created.

Venezuela and Ecuador Split

1831

Venezuela and Ecuador become separate nations. Colombia and Panama remain as Nueva Granada.

Liberal and Conservative Parties are Founded

1849

Church influence is restored

1885

Columbia is divided into nine entities

1885

Thousand Day War

1899 - 1902

The Thousand Days' War was a civil armed conflict in the Republic of Colombia, (including its then Department of Panama) between the Conservative Party, the Liberal Party and its radical factions

"No one writes to the Colonel" is published.

1961

"One Hundred Years of Soltitude" is published

1967

"Chronicle of A Death Foretold" is published

1981