War of the Confederation
The War of the Confederation (Spanish: Guerra de la Confederación) (1836–1839), was a conflict between the Peru-Bolivian Confederation on one side and Chile, Peruvian dissidents and Argentina, on ...
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Candelaria Pérez
Candelaria Pérez (1810 – 28 March 1870) was a Chilean soldier, who served in the War of the Confederation (1836–39) against the Peru–Bolivian Confederation. Initially, she was a cantinière, but she to...
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Fernando Baquedano
General Fernando Baquedano Rodríguez (May 28, 1796 – October 20, 1862) was a Chilean military and political figure who served in the Chilean War of Independence and the War of the Confederation. Ferna...
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José Joaquín Prieto
José Joaquín Prieto Vial (August 20, 1786 - November 22, 1854) was a Chilean military and political figure. He was twice President of Chile between 1831 and 1841. José Joaquín Prieto was of Spanish an...
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José de la Riva Agüero
José Mariano de la Riva Agüero y Sánchez Boquete Marquess De Montealegre de Aulestia (1783, Lima, Peru – 1858, Lima) was a Peruvian soldier, politician, historian and twice President of Peru.Riva Agüe...
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Robert Winthrop Simpson
Robert Winthrop Simpson (1799 - 23 December 1877) was a Rear-Admiral of the Chilean navy and a hero of the War of the Confederation.
Simpson was born in England, probably in 1799, and arrived to C...
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Ramón Castilla
Ramón Castilla y Marquesado (31 August 1797 – 25 May 1867) was a Peruvian caudillo and President of Peru two times. His earliest prominent appearance in Peruvian history began with his participa...
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Battle of Yungay
The Battle of Yungay (or Yungai) effectively destroyed the Peru-Bolivian Confederation created by Bolivian Marshal Andrés de Santa Cruz in 1836. On January 20, 1839, the alliance formed Chilean Army l...
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Marcos Maturana
Marcos Maturana del Campo (c. 1802—August 29, 1871) was a Chilean military and political figure who served in the Chilean War of Independence and the War of the Confederation.Maturana was born in San ...
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Manuel Bulnes
Manuel Bulnes Prieto (December 25, 1799 – October 18, 1866) was a Chilean military and political figure. He was twice President of Chile between 1841–1846 and 1846-1851.Born in Concepción, he served a...
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Agustín Gamarra
Agustín Gamarra Messia (August 27, 1785 in Cusco, Peru – November 18, 1841 in Ingavi, Bolivia) was a Peruvian soldier and politician, becoming twice President of Peru from 1829 to 1833 and from 1839 t...
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Luis José de Orbegoso
Luis José de Orbegoso y Moncada-Galindo, de Burutarán y Morales 5th conde de Olmos (August 25, 1795 – February 5, 1847), an aristocratic Peruvian soldier and politician, was President of Peru fr...
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Otto Philipp Braun
Otto Philipp Braun (called also: Felipe Braun) was born on 13 December 1798 in Kassel, Landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel (today Germany), and he died on 24 July 1869 in Bad Wildungen near Kassel, a provinc...
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Manuel Blanco Encalada
Manuel José Blanco y Calvo de Encalada (April 21, 1790 – September 5, 1876) was a Vice-Admiral in the Chilean Navy, a political figure, and Chile's first President (Provisional)(1826).
Born in Bue...
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Restorative Army of Peru
The Restorative Army of Peru was a military organization, formed in 1837, with the purpose of dissolving the Peruvian-Bolivian Confederation. It was led by the marshal Agustín Gamarra who held the tit...
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José María de la Cruz
General José María de la Cruz Prieto (Concepción, March 25, 1799 – November 23, 1875) was a Chilean soldier. The son of Luis de la Cruz and of Josefa Prieto Sotomayor, and was a cousin of future presi...
Battle of Buin
The Battle of Buin was fought on January 6, 1839, during the Chilean second expedition of the War of the Confederation. The Restoring Army rearguard led by General Manuel Bulnes successfully held the ...
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Republic of South Peru
The Republic of South Peru was one of the three constituent Republics of the short-lived Peru-Bolivian Confederation of 1836–39. South Peru was formed from the division of the Republic of Peru into th...
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Battle of Montenegro
The Battle of Montenegro, also called the Battle of Cuyambuyo, was fought on 24 June 1838 during the war between Argentina and the Peru–Bolivian Confederation.The invading Argentine army was defeated ...
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Diego Portales
Diego José Pedro Víctor Portales y Palazuelos (June 16, 1793 - June 6, 1837) was a Chilean statesman and entrepreneur. As a minister of president José Joaquín Prieto Diego Portales played a pivotal ro...
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Antonio José de Irisarri
Antonio José de Irisarri Alonso (February 7, 1786 – June 10, 1868), was a Guatemalan statesman, journalist and Interim Supreme Director of Chile (1814). He is considered one of the fathers of Ch...
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Peru–Bolivian Confederation
The Peru–Bolivian Confederation (or Confederacy) was a short-lived confederate state that existed in South America between 1836 and 1839. Its first and only head of state, titled “Supreme Protector”, ...
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José Ballivián
José Ballivián (May 5, 1805 – October 6, 1852) was a Bolivian general during the Peruvian-Bolivian War and the 11th president of Bolivia from September 27, 1841 to December 23, 1847.
Born in La Pa...
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French blockade of the Río de la Plata
The French blockade of the Río de la Plata was a two-year-long naval blockade imposed by France on the Argentine Confederation ruled by Juan Manuel de Rosas. It closed Buenos Aires to naval commerce. ...
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Chilean frigate Monteagudo
The frigate Monteagudo was involved in important events of the first decades of the Republics of Chile and Peru. As in many other cases, the origin of the ship is unknown, although it is known that sh...
Republic of North Peru
The Republic of North Peru was one of the three constituent Republics of the short-lived Peru–Bolivian Confederation of 1836–39. North Peru was formed from the division of the Republic of Peru into th...
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