Venezuela Timeline

Venezuela Timeline
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The Spanish conquistadors
Venezuela declares its independence from Spain and Simon Bolivar
Guzman Blanco rules Venezuela bringing the civil wars to an end
The Venezuelan democracy
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   The diverse civilizations of ancient Mesoamerica included the Olmecs, Toltecs, Aztecs, Incas and Mayans. 
     
  1498Christopher Columbus landed in Venezuela 
     
  1535The Spanish conquistadors start to colonize the area of Venezuela 
     
  15281528-1546 The King of Spain ( Charles I ) leased Venezuela to a German banking group to pay off his debts 
     
  1550African slaves were shipped to Venezuela to work on various plantations 
     
  1700sSpain combined Venezuela with neighbouring territories into one large colony called the Viceroyalty of New Granada
The Viceroyalty of New Granada consisted of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Panama
Venezuelan General Francisco Gabriel de Miranda (1750-1816) participated in major political events for over three decades
 
     
  1810The king of Spain overthrown by Napoleon Bonaparte
The territories of the Viceroyalty of New Granada set up their own independent governments
 
     
  18115 July: Venezuela declares its independence from Spain 
     
  1812Simon Bolivar and other revolutionary leaders fled abroad 
     
  1814Spain sends troops to South America to quell the uprising of the colonists 
     
  1819General Simon Bolivar defeats royalist forces in the Battle of Boyaca on August 7
Republic of Colombia (also known as Gran Colombia) is proclaimed on December 17, consisting of Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador
 
     
  1821Spain recognizes Venezuela's independence after Simon Bolivar wins a major victory against Spanish troops at Carabobo
Simon Bolivar established Gran Colombia and becomes the first president
 
     
  1830Ecuador and Venezuela leave Gran Colombia to became totally independent 
     
  1831General Jose Antonio Paez becomes the first president of Venezuela 
     
  1800sVenezuela torn by civil war 
     
  18701870-1888 Guzman Blanco rules Venezuela bringing the civil wars to an end 
     
  19081908-1935 Gomez rules Venezuela with strong military backing 
     
  1950Marcos Perez Jimenez becomes dictator 
     
  1958Jimenez was forced into exile leading to the Venezuelan democracy 
     
  1999Venezuela adopted its current constitution 
     
Venezuela Timeline

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