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Jose Manuel Marroquin

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Jose Manuel Marroquin , Colombian political figure and writer.

He started studying literature and philosophy at the age of five. He went on to study jurisprudence at the College of San Bartolome. Co-founder of Academia Colombiana de la Lengua with Miguel Antonio Caro and Jose Maria Vergara, he was first vice-president of the Republic of Colombia in 1898 and elected president thereafter by 1900 and re-elected in 1904.

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