" UNESCO - SIMON BOLIVAR "; art medal, Paris mint ed for Unesco, designed by Héctor Poleo and engraved by Denis Chatelain, in excellent condition as scanned, paris mint hallmarked. Medal 59mm 100grs approx in bronze.Inscriptions : La educación es la base de la libertad. Education is the foundation of freedom. Simón Bolívar in full Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios (24 July 1783 17 December 1830), was a Venezuelan. Military and political leader who played an instrumental role in the establishment of Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru and Colombia as sovereign states, independent of Spanish rule. Bolívar was born into a wealthy, aristocratic Creole.
Family, and similar to others of his day, he was educated in Europe at a young age, arriving in Spain at the age of 16. There, he was introduced to the thoughts and ideas of learned Enlightenment.
Philosophers, which filled him with the ambition to replace the Spanish as rulers. Taking advantage of the disorder in Spain prompted by the Peninsular War. Bolívar inaugurated his campaign for independence in 1808, appealing to the wealthy creole population by seeking freedom through a conservative. Process and had an organized national congress established within three years. Despite a number of hindrances, including the arrival of an unprecedented large Spanish expeditionary force, the revolutionaries eventually prevailed, culminating in a patriot.
Victory at the Battle of Carabobo. In 1821, which effectively made Venezuela his. Following this triumph over the Spanish monarchy. Bolívar participated in the foundation of the first union of independent nations in Latin America, Gran Colombia. Of which he was president from 1819 to 1830.
Through further military conquest, he also conquered Ecuador, Peru, and finally, Bolivia (which was named after him), assuming the presidency of each of these new nations. While in power, Bolívar grew more conservative, authoritarian. And repressive, and by 1828, he had become a totalitarian. Check out our other items. ABOUT US We are professional sellers running a family business, the first in the family who started to sell medals was, about 70 years ago, Maître Albert de Jaeger.He was an Artist, a Sculptor and Medallist he received the Premier Grand Prix de Rome. (1935) for his medallic art, he created hundreds of medals and other art objects. Beautiful medals, highly collectable and great Gift ideas. The item "RARE BRONZE 59mm ART MEDAL SIMON BOLIVAR VENEZUELA DOVE PEACE" is in sale since Thursday, May 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Medals".
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