He was the first European to discover Venezuela.
Alonso De Ojeda came to Venezuela and named it.
Napoleon took control and a revolution started, under Francisco de Miranda.
When Venezuela become in dependent, and unowned.
Romulo Betacourt was elected president.
Carlos Andres Perez elected president, social and polictical upheavel includes riots.
Perez is imprisoned for embezzlement and curruption.
Hugo Chavez is elected for president.
Flood kills tens of thousands of people.