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 Marcos Balcarce

Marcos Balcarce

Birth
Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
Death 4 Dec 1832 (aged 55)
Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
Burial Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
Plot Pantheon of Meritorious Citizens, marked on the La Recoleta map as #6.
Memorial ID 19392 · View Source
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Argentine Army General. He joined the military at a young age and was involved in the struggles against the Portuguese in Missiones Province, and against the English invasions. He was taken prisoner by the English. When released he went to Spain, where he fought against Napoleon. He returned to Argentina and took part in the May Revolution. Sent to Chile, he participated in actions for Bernardo O'Higgins. He remained in Chile as Governor until the arrival of San Martin, whence he returned to Buenos Aires to work in various government positions.

Bio by: Glen Short


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  • Added: 6 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19392
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marcos Balcarce (25 Apr 1777–4 Dec 1832), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19392, citing Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina ; Maintained by Find A Grave .