Paraguayan War
The Paraguayan War (Spanish: Guerra del Paraguay; Portuguese: Guerra do Paraguai), also known as the War of the Triple Alliance (Spanish: Guerra de la Triple Alianza; Portuguese: Guerr...
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Uruguayan War
The Uruguayan War (10 August 1864 – 20 February 1865) was fought between Uruguay's governing Blanco Party and an alliance consisting of the Empire of Brazil and the Uruguayan Colorado Party, cove...
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Francisco Solano López
Francisco Solano López Carrillo (24 July 1827 – 1 March 1870) was president of Paraguay from 1862 until his death in 1870. He was the eldest son of Juana Pabla Carrillo and the president Carlos A...
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History of yerba mate
The history of yerba mate, that stretches back to pre-Columbian Paraguay, is marked by a rapid expansion in harvest and consumption in the Spanish South American colonies but also by its difficult dom...
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Anacarsis Lanús
Anacarsis Lanús (Concepción del Uruguay, Entre Ríos, Nov 14 1820 – Oct 14 1888) was an Argentine entrepreneur.
He had a formidable participation during the years of the State of Buenos Aires. He w...
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Jovita Feitosa
Antonia Alves ("Jovita") Feitosa (March 8, 1848 in Tauá, Brazil – October 9, 1867 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil or August 16, 1869 in Eusebio Ayala, Paraguay), was a military heroine and a symbol for the ...
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Battle of Riachuelo
The naval Battle of Riachuelo was a key point in the Paraguayan War. By late 1864, Paraguay had scored a series of victories in the war; on June 11, 1865, however, its naval defeat by Brazil on the Pa...
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Siege of Humaitá
The Siege of Humaitá was a naval battle and later siege which occurred at the Fortress of Humaitá, on the Paraguay River beginning on 19 February 1868, as a part of the Paraguayan War, and ending on 2...
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Battle of Estero Bellaco
The Battle of Estero Bellaco was one of the bloodiest battles of the Paraguayan War (1865–1870), with the Republic of Argentina, the Empire of Brazil and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay banded togeth...
Battle of Yatay
In the Paraguayan war, the Battle of Yatai was fought on August 17, 1865 between the troops of the Triple Alliance (Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay) and the soldiers of Paraguay near Paso de los Libres,...
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Battle of Ytororó
On the morning of December 6, 1868, Marshal of the Brazilian Army, Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Marquis (later Duke) of Caxias, moved with 16,999 infantryment, 926 cavalrymen and 742 artilleryment, to ...
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Salvador Jovellanos
Salvador Silvester del Rosario Jovellanos Guanes (1833–1881) was Paraguayan politician.He served as Vice President from 1870 to 1871 and President from December 18, 1871 – November 25, 1874. His...
Francisco Manuel Barroso, Baron of Amazonas
Francisco Manuel Barroso, Baron of Amazonas (September 29, 1804 in Lisbon – August 8, 1882 in Montevidéo) commanded the Brazilian fleet during the Battle of Riachuelo in the Paraguayan War.
Women in the Paraguayan War
Paraguayan women had a significant role in the Paraguayan War (1864–1870).The Paraguayan War, also known as the War of the Triple Alliance, was one of the most dreadful in the history of Latin America...
Manuel Marques de Sousa, Count of Porto Alegre
Manuel Marques de Sousa, Count of Porto Alegre (13 June 1804 – 18 July 1875), nicknamed "the Gloved Centaur", was an army officer, politician, abolitionist and monarchist of the Empire of Brazil....
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Matías Ramos Mejía
Matías Ramos Mejía (February 24, 1810 - June 11, 1885) was an Argentine colonel. He joined the 1828 coup of Juan Lavalle against Manuel Dorrego, and the 1839 rebellion of the Freemen of the South. He ...
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Joaquim José Inácio, Viscount of Inhaúma
Joaquim José Inácio, Viscount of Inhaúma (1 August 1808 – 8 March 1869) was a naval officer, politician and monarchist of the Empire of Brazil. He was born in the Kingdom of Portugal, and his fam...
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José E. Díaz
José Eduvigis Díaz Vera (October 17, 1833 – February 7, 1867) was a celebrated Paraguayan general. Díaz was born in the town of Cerro Verá east of Pirayú in the department of Paraguarí. His parents w...
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Battle of Pehuajó
The Battle of Pehuajó, also known as Battle of Corrales or Battle of Itati was fought during the Paraguayan War in January 31, 1866.Around 1,500 Paraguayan troops commanded by General Francisco Isido...
Cándido López
Cándido López (29 August 1840 – 31 December 1902) was an Argentine painter and soldier. Born in Buenos Aires, he is considered one of Argentina's most important artists. He is most famo...
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Bernardino Caballero
Juan Bernardino Caballero de Añasco y Melgarejo (20 May 1839, Ybycuí, Paraguay – 26 February 1912, Asunción) was the President of Paraguay from 1881 until 1886 and founder of the Colorado Party.A desc...
Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias
Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias (25 August 1803 – 7 May 1880), nicknamed "the Peacemaker" and "Iron Duke", was an army officer, politician and monarchist of the Empire of Brazil. Like ...
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Luís Gonçalves das Chagas, Baron of Candiota
Luís Gonçalves das Chagas, Baron of Candiota (c.1815-1894) was a Brazilian landowner, military leader and noble.Born in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil's southernmost state, Chagas was the owner of severa...
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