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By Ronald A. Reis

Born right into a prosperous Venezuelan Creole kin, Sim n Bol var grew up petulant, capricious, bossy, and familiar with getting his personal means at each flip. via the age of twenty-two, although, he had matured to the purpose of committing to the liberation of northern South the United States from Spanish rule. to take action, the George Washington of Latin American independence, often called El Libertador, traveled 20,000 miles on horseback and fought in nearly three hundred battles and skirmishes. one of many maximum army geniuses of all time, Bol var, at his top, managed with reference to 3 million sq. miles in South the US, greater than jap and Western Europe mixed. but, on the time of his demise, while looking voluntary exile from the land of his start, Bol var used to be denounced as a demagogue by way of elites of the six international locations he had liberated. still, Sim n Bol var lives at the present time within the hearts of thousands of Latin americans who see El Liberator as a hero. This new biography of Sim n Bol var comprises enticing textual content, pictures, and illustrations, in addition to reference beneficial properties similar to a chronology and timeline, additional assets, and an index for fast reference.

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