Pablo Vallejo Mejía‘s Today’s Memory
Battle of Boyacá
Originally shared by Pablo Vallejo Mejía
August 7: Simon Bolivar, actually general Santander, achieved the victory in the Battle of Boyacá against the Spanish in 1819, thanks to the support of Great Britain. Indeed, Latin America emancipated from Spain thanks to the ambitions of Great Britain.
Oil painting of Francisco de Paula Santander. Original
is located at the House of Nariño, Bogotá, Colombia. Today is the anniversary of Bolivar and Santander triumph against Spain in the Battle of Boyacá, on August 7, 1819. In this battle, New Granada achie…