Colombia History Timeline
 

Colombia History Timeline

Colombia History Timeline
Important people, dates and events in Colombia
Spanish conquest of Colombia
General Simon Bolivar
The War of the Thousand Days
USA pay Colombia $25 million for the loss of Panama
Timelines Famous People
 
History & Timelines Index
Next Famous Person
    1535 Spanish conquest of Colombia begins and the first permanent settlement in South America was founded at Santa Marta  
         
    1536 1536-1538: Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada (1509-1579) leads an expedition into the Andes and obtains massive amounts of emeralds and gold  
         
    1538 Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada founds Bogota as the capital of the 'New Kingdom of Granada'  
         
    1550 Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada was appointed Marshal of New Granada and councillor of Bogotá for life (he died in 1579)  
         
    1550 African slaves shipped to work on Colombian plantations  
         
    1564 The Spanish government appoints a president to govern the Colombian colony  
         
    1700s Spain combines Colombia with neighbouring territories into one large colony called the Viceroyalty of New Granada which consisted of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Panama
Venezuelan General Francisco Gabriel de Miranda (1750-1816) participated in major political events for more than thirty years
 
         
    1810 The territories of the Viceroyalty of New Granada establish their own independent governments  
         
    1810 The King of Spain is overthrown by Napoleon  
         
    1814 Spain sends troops to South America to quell the uprising of the colonists  
         
    1819 August 7: General Simon Bolivar defeats royalist forces in the Battle of Boyaca  
         
    1819 December 17: The Republic of Colombia (also known as Gran Colombia) is proclaimed consisting of Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador  
         
    1819 Colombia gains its independence from Spain and Simon Bolivar becomes the first Colombian president  
         
    1830 Ecuador and Venezuela became totally independent from Gran Colombia  
         
    1853 Colombia adopts a constitution which abolishes slavery  
         
    1899 1899-1902: Civil War - The War of the Thousand Days  
         
    1903 Panama seceded from Colombia with US backing and allows US control over the land now known as the Panama Canal zone  
         
    1922 The USA paid Colombia $25 million for the loss of Panama  
         
    1939 1939-1945 Colombia helped the USA to keep the Panama Canal open during World War 2  
         
    1989 USA began  to supply the Colombian government with military equipment to help rid Colombia of drug dealers  
         
Colombia History Timeline

Colombia History Timeline
The History Timeline of Places, including the Colombia History Timeline, provides fast facts and information about this famous place with its history and the most important events of the country detailed together with related historical events which arranged in chronological, or date, order providing an actual sequence of events in the Colombia History Timeline. The Colombia History Timeline provides fast information via this time line which highlights the key dates and events of the famous place in a fast information format with concise and accurate facts and information in the order of their occurrence. The Colombia History Timeline includes a chronology of this important place and its history. Specific information can be seen at a glance with concise and accurate details via the Colombia History Timeline. This History timeline of a famous place is suitable for children and kids and include many important events of significant occurrence and outcome which are detailed in the Colombia History Timeline.

Colombia History Timeline

  • Interesting Information via the Colombia History Timeline - Time line History and Chronology at a glance, for children and kids
  • Chronology of Key Names, Key Dates, Key People and Key Events in the Colombia History Timeline
  • Useful time line database of history and this Colombia History Timeline containing interesting chronology of facts & information
  • Chronologies of key dates, facts and info
  • Fast and accurate time line details via history timelines and chronologies
  • Famous people, famous places and countries and famous events via comprehensive Colombia History Timeline
 

Colombia History Timeline for Students, Children & Kids

Timeline for children and kids - Colombia History Timeline - Chronology - Time Line - Free - Chronology - Facts - Interesting - Info - Chronology - Information - Timeline for children and kids - Details - Time Line of Colombia History Timeline - Time Line of Places - Time Line of Events - Important - Accurate - Interesting Facts - Download - Printable Time line - Time Line - Record - Related Events - Chronology - Database - Key Dates - Key Dates - Colombia History Timeline - Time Line - Key Events - Key Places - Historical Importance - Interesting Time Lines - Chronology - Timescale - Chronology - Chronologies - Chronicle - Chronology - Chronicles - Chronological record - Record - Era - Time Lines - Account - Historic period - Past - Time Lines - Past Times - Annals - Background - Ancient  - Medieval - Historical Record - Historic Life - Chronolgy - Colombia History Timeline - Written By Linda Alchin
Colombia History Timeline for Children & Kids Colombia History Timeline for Children & Kids