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Simón Bolívar


Bolivia is named after Simón Bolívar.
  arguably Latin America’s greatest hero; famous for liberating much of Latin America from Spain; infamous to some for an unsuccessful attempt to be dictator for life (1783-1830)
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Simon Bolivar Simón Bolívar
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In addition to having the country of Bolivia named after him, almost every city in Venezuela & Colombia has a main square known as Plaza Bolívar.
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  • Bolivia is named after Simón Bolívar.
  • There’s the Leidenheimer Bakery on Simon Bolivar Avenue.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • Besides, he would say, the virulent opposition of President Simon Bolivar was no laughing matter.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • I didn’t know who Simon Bolivar was, but she didn’t give me time to ask.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska

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  • "Well," admitted Bennie, "I learned that Simon Bolivar built the Pyramids, licked the Armada, and made the first trip to the Moon."
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • I knew great last words when I heard them, and I made a mental note to get ahold of a biography of this Simon Bolivar fellow.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • I thought back to Simon Bolivar’s last words in Garcia Marquez’s novel—"How will I ever get out of this labyrinth!"
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • Behind the building, in a gravel patio surrounded by chicken wire, stood two large warehouses of more recent construction, and at the back there was a closed sewer pipe, dirty and foul-smelling, where the refuse of a half a century of river navigation lay rotting: the debris of historic boats, from the early one with a single smokestack, christened by Simon Bolivar, to some so recent that they had electric fans in the cabins.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • It’s about Simon Bolivar."
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • She exhaled and read to me: "’He—that’s Simon Bolivar—’was shaken by the overwhelming revelation that the headlong race between his misfortunes and his dreams was at that moment reaching the finish line.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
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