Venezuela History

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Venezuela Discovered

1498

He was the first European to discover Venezuela.

Venezuela Named

1499

Alonso De Ojeda came to Venezuela and named it.

Revolution♫

1810 - 1811

Napoleon took control and a revolution started, under Francisco de Miranda.

Independence

1811

When Venezuela become in dependent, and unowned.

President.

1985

Romulo Betacourt was elected president.

Riot

1989

Carlos Andres Perez elected president, social and polictical upheavel includes riots.

A Prisoner

1996

Perez is imprisoned for embezzlement and curruption.

A New President

1998

Hugo Chavez is elected for president.

Flooding

1999

Flood kills tens of thousands of people.