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Martin Calvo Encalada

Martin Calvo de Encalada y Recabarren was a Chilean politician who participated as a member of Congress during the Chilean War of Independence.

Martin Calvo Encalada was born in Santiago, the son of Manuel Calvo de Encalada Chacon, second Marquis of Villa Palma, and of Margarita de Racabarren Pardo de Figueroa. He joined the Spanish Army, and was a "maestre de campo" and a Lieutenant of the Cavalry Regiment of the Princess. He was integral of the First Junta of the Government of the Kingdom 1810 to 1811, and one of the strongest proponents of the independence of the country.

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