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Jose Manuel "Mocho" Hernandez

Jose Manuel Hernandez was a popular Venezuelan caudillo, army general, congressman, presidential candidate and cabinet member who was also involved in numerous insurrections.


Called El Mocho (the hand-less) after his right hand was crippled as a result from a battle wound, he is particularly well-known for his numerous rebellions and imprisonments and for the modernity of his presidential campaign, which involved rallies, meetings, campaign posters and tours around the country.

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