Cristóbal Mendoza

1772 - 1829

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José Cristóbal Hurtado de Mendoza y Montilla (23 June 1772 – 8 February 1829), commonly known as Cristóbal Mendoza, was a Venezuelan lawyer, politician, writer, and academic. Cristobal is best known for serving as the first official President of Venezuela from 1811 to 1812. After earning a master's degree in philosophy in Caracas and his doctor utriusque juris (Doctor of Canon and Civil Law) in the Dominican Republic, early in his professional career he served in various law firms in Trujillo, Mérida, and Caracas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cristóbal Mendoza has received more than 46,801 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Cristóbal Mendoza is the 9,116th most popular politician (down from 8,582nd in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Venezuela and the 13th most popular Venezuelan Politician.

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Among politicians, Cristóbal Mendoza ranks 9,116 out of 15,710Before him are Guido Westerwelle, El Hadj Umar Tall, Héctor José Cámpora, Eddie Fenech Adami, Appius Claudius Pulcher, and Ashur-dan I. After him are Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom, Jack Sharkey, Fa of Xia, Aga of Kish, Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, and James F. Byrnes.

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Among people born in 1772, Cristóbal Mendoza ranks 24Before him are Géraud Duroc, Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta, Archduke Alexander Leopold of Austria, Tarrare, Mikhail Speransky, and Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus. After him are Hồ Xuân Hương, Gerhard von Kügelgen, Karl Friedrich von Gaertner, Augustus, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Miguel Ricardo de Álava, and Friedrich Gilly. Among people deceased in 1829, Cristóbal Mendoza ranks 28Before him are Kittur Chennamma, Josef Dobrovský, Sophia Albertina, Abbess of Quedlinburg, John Adams, Juan Ignacio Molina, and Adam Müller. After him are Nikolay Raevsky, Princess Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt, George Dawe, Matsudaira Sadanobu, Wojciech Bogusławski, and James Smithson.

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In Venezuela

Among people born in Venezuela, Cristóbal Mendoza ranks 21 out of 137Before him are Marcos Pérez Jiménez (1914), Andrés Bello (1781), Juan Vicente Gómez (1857), Rafael de Nogales Méndez (1879), Juan José Flores (1800), and José Antonio Abreu (1939). After him are Ramón José Velásquez (1916), Teresa Carreño (1853), Rafael Urdaneta (1788), Cipriano Castro (1858), Eleazar López Contreras (1883), and Antonio Guzmán Blanco (1829).

Among POLITICIANS In Venezuela

Among politicians born in Venezuela, Cristóbal Mendoza ranks 13Before him are Rafael Caldera (1916), José Antonio Páez (1790), Rómulo Betancourt (1908), Marcos Pérez Jiménez (1914), Andrés Bello (1781), and Juan Vicente Gómez (1857). After him are Ramón José Velásquez (1916), Rafael Urdaneta (1788), Cipriano Castro (1858), Eleazar López Contreras (1883), Antonio Guzmán Blanco (1829), and Pedro Carmona (1941).