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Jose Gregorio Varela

Jose Gregorio Varela was President of Venezuela in 1878.

Military and politician, in 1868 defended Turmero from the attack of Los azules (Blue Revolution) led by Jose Tadeo Monagas, also fought at the battle of San Casimiro. In 1877, exerted the presidency of the Guzman Blanco state (which no longer exists).

In 1878, rebels against the revolution commanded by Jose Ignacio Pulido. That year, is designated like Defense Minister, and first delegate of the Republic. On December 11, 1878, organized the Constitutional Convention that summoned president Francisco Linares Alcantara to carry out a reform of the Constitution. After the dead ...

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