Bernardo O'Higgins

Bernardo O'Higgins

Birth
Chillán, Provincia de Ñuble, Bío Bío, Chile
Death 24 Oct 1842 (aged 64)
Lima, Provincia de Lima, Lima, Peru
Burial Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
Memorial ID 16000462 · View Source
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Chilean Independence Leader. He was the leader of the Chilean rebel army that defeated Spanish forces. He proclaimed an independent Chile and subsequently became its first leader. He held dictatorial powers for his six year rule. He was deposed in 1823, and lived out the remainder of his life in exile in Lima, Peru.


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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 4 Oct 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16000462
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bernardo O'Higgins (20 Aug 1778–24 Oct 1842), Find a Grave Memorial no. 16000462, citing Plaza de la Ciudadanía, Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile ; Maintained by Find A Grave .