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Ambrosio de La Plaza y Obelmejia was a military figure involved in the Venezuelan War of Independence. Born in Caracas, he joined the army at the age of 19. He fought under Francisco de Miranda and later served under Simon Bolivar. Involved in operations against royalist forces entrenched in Bogota in 1814, he later fled with Bolivar to Jamaica and Haiti.
Plaza returned to South America and was involved in the liberation of New Granada, and participated in the battles of Gameza, Pantano de Vargas, and Boyaca. He fought and died in the Battle of Carabobo.
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