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Jose Ruperto Monagas

Jose Ruperto Monagas (1831 - June 12 1880) was elected President of Venezuela for the period of 1869-1870. Also, he was a son of Jose Tadeo Monagas.

Jose Ruperto Monagas was born in Aragua de Barcelona, Anzoategui, Venezuela, 1831, soldier and politician, son of Jose Tadeo Monagas and Luisa Oriach, was elected president in 1870, but was not ratified by Congress. Like representative of Maturin, signed the Constitution of April 1857. In March 1858, being commander of Barcelona, recognized the government of Julian Castro, but the general Justo Briceno, representative of the government, distrusted of him, and jailed Monagas in ...

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