History of Colombia
This article deals with the history of Colombia, a country in South America.
Approximately 10,000 years BC hunter-gatherer societies existed near present-day Bogotá (at El Abra and Tequendama), an...
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Here’s The Century-Long History Behind Colombia’s Peace Agreement With The FARC
Colombians will vote yes or no on Sunday to approve the Aug. 24 peace accord, which brought a cease-fire after more than five decades of fighting between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FA...
Did This Spanish Shipwreck Change the Course of History?
An international team of archaeologists has found a shipwreck that may be connected to one of the most important naval battles in Latin American history. The vessel, a Spanish warship built in the e...
Simón Bolívar
Simón Bolívar Caudillo de la independencia hispanoamericana (Caracas, Venezuela, 1783 - Santa Marta, Colombia, 1830). Nacido en una familia de origen vasco d...
Timeline of Colombian history
This is a timeline of Colombian history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in Colombia and its predecessor states. To read about the background to these events, ...
Indigenous peoples in Colombia
Indigenous peoples of Colombia, or Native Colombians, are the ethnic groups who have been in Colombia prior to the Europeans in the early 16th century. Known as pueblos indígenas in Spanish, they comp...
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Archaeological sites in Colombia
Archaeological sites in Colombia are numerous and diverse, including findings and archaeological excavations that have taken place in the area now covered by the Republic of Colombia. The archaeologic...
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Spanish conquest of the Chibchan Nations
Spanish conquest of the Chibchan Nations refers to the conquest by the Spanish monarchy of the Chibchan speaking nations, mainly the Muiscas and Taironas that inhabited present day Colombia, beginning...
New Kingdom of Granada
The New Kingdom of Granada (Spanish: Nuevo Reino de Granada) was the name given to a group of 16th-century Spanish colonial provinces in northern South America governed by the president of the Aud...
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Viceroyalty of New Granada
The Viceroyalty of New Granada (Spanish: Virreinato de la Nueva Granada) was the name given on 27 May 1717, to the jurisdiction of the Spanish Empire in northern South America, corresponding mainl...
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Patria Boba
The period between 1810 and 1816 in the Viceroyalty of New Granada (today Colombia) was marked by such intense conflicts over the nature of the new government or governments that it became known as la...
United Provinces of New Granada
The United Provinces of New Granada was a country in South America from 1811 to 1816, a period known in Colombian history as the Patria Boba. It was formed from areas of the New Kingdom of Granada. Th...
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Colombian Declaration of Independence
Colombian Declaration of Independence refers to the historic events of July 20, 1810, in Santa Fe de Bogota, which resulted in the establishment of a junta in that capital. This experience in self-go...
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Spanish reconquest of New Granada
The Spanish Invasion of New Granada in 1815–1816 was part of the Spanish American wars of independence in South America. Shortly after the Napoleonic Wars ended, Ferdinand VII, recently restored...
Military career of Simón Bolívar
The military and political career of Simón Bolívar, (July 24, 1783 – December 17, 1830), which included both formal service in the armies of various revolutionary regimes and actions organized b...
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Gran Colombia
Gran Colombia ([ˈɡɾaŋ koˈlombja], "Great Colombia") is a name used today for the state that encompassed much of northern South America and part of southern Central America from 1819 to 1831. This shor...
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Republic of New Granada
The Republic of New Granada was a centralist republic consisting primarily of present-day Colombia and Panama with smaller portions of today's Ecuador, and Venezuela. It was created after the dissolut...
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Granadine Confederation
The Granadine Confederation (Spanish: Confederación Granadina) was a short-lived federal republic established in 1858 as a result of a constitutional change replacing the Republic of New Granada. ...
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United States of Colombia
The United States of Colombia (Spanish: Estados Unidos de Colombia) was the name adopted in 1861 through the Rionegro Constitution for the Granadine Confederation, modern-day Brazil, Colombia, Pan...
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Separation of Panama from Colombia
The Separation of Panama from Colombia was formalized on 3 November 1903, with the establishment of the Republic of Panama from the Republic of Colombia's Department of Panama.
After its independe...
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Colombia-Peru War
The Leticia Incident, also called the Leticia War or the Colombia–Peru War (1 September 1932 – 24 May 1933), was a short-lived armed conflict between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Peru ...
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La Violencia
La Violencia ([la βjoˈlensja], The Violence) was the ten-year (1948–58) period of civil war in Colombia, between the Colombian Conservative Party and the Colombian Liberal Party whose respective suppo...
National Front (Colombia)
National Front (Spanish: Frente Nacional 1958–1974) was a period in the history of Colombia in which the two main political parties; Liberal Party and Conservative Party agreed to let the op...
Colombian armed conflict (1964-present)
The Colombian conflict began approximately in 1964 or 1966 and is an ongoing low-intensity asymmetric war between the Colombian government, paramilitary groups, crime syndicates and left-wing guerrill...
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Operation Condor
Operation Condor (Spanish: Operación Cóndor, also known as Plan Cóndor, Portuguese: Operação Condor) was a campaign of political repression and state terror involving intelligence operations a...
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History of Cartagena, Colombia
This article is the History of Cartagena, Colombia.
The Caribbean region, particularly in the area from the Sinú River delta to the Cartagena de Indias bay, appears to be the first documented huma...
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