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Jose de Villamil

Jose de Villamil or Jose Villamil (1789-1866) was one of the fathers of the independence of Ecuador, founder of its navy, "conqueror" and first governor of the Galapagos islands, minister of foreign relations. Jose de Villamil is the brother of Felipe Martin de Villamil (1783-1843). The city of General Villamil Playas is named in honor of him.

El general Jose de Villamil y la Independencia de Hispanoamerica, de Benjamin Rosales Valenzuela, Guayaquil, 11/2004.

Related websites


[http://militar.org/armada.ecuador.htm ]

[http://www.mmrree.gov.ec/mre/documentos/ministerio/cancilleres/jose%20villamil.htm ]

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