Latin (Venezuelan) Revolution

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King of Spain is overthrown by Napoleon

1810

Venezuela declared independence frome Spain

1811

Spain tries to contain colonies in South America

1814

Simon Bolivar defeats royalists in Battle of Boyaca

1819

Battle of Boyaca- Battle where Colombia got total independence from Spanish reign

Gran Colombia is proclaimed

1819

Gran Colombia (Republic of Colombia) consisted of Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela

Bolivar becomes the first president of Gran Colombia

1821

Gran Colombia falls apart

1828

The reasoning was because of different political views between the countries.

Venezuela wants to become independent, leaves Gran Colombia

1828

Venezuela becomes independent as well as Colombia and Ecuador.

Simon Bolivar dies

1830