Simón Bolívar - Teror, Gran Canaria, España
N 28° 03.584 W 015° 32.810
28R E 446263 N 3103939
Quick Description: Bronze bust of Simón Bolívar at the Plaza de Teresa Bolívar.
Location: Islas Canarias, Spain
Date Posted: 2/10/2019 12:29:38 AM
Waymark Code: WM10229
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ianatlarge
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Long Description:
Bronze bust of Simón Bolívar in the Plaza de Teresa Bolívar, named after his wife.
The bust, standing on a stone column, was made in 1973 by the venezuelan sculptor Arturo Rus Aguilera.

Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar Palacios Ponte y Blanco, called "El Libertador", better known as Simón Bolívar (* 24 July 1783 in Caracas, New Granada; † 17 December 1830 in Santa Marta, Greater Colombia), was a South American independence fighter. He is the national hero of several South American and Caribbean countries. He led the wars of independence against Spanish colonial rule in Venezuela, Colombia, Panama and Ecuador. He also intervened decisively in the independence processes in Peru and Bolivia, which is named after him.
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