Francisco de Paula Santander

1792 - 1840

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Francisco José de Paula Santander y Omaña (Villa del Rosario, Norte de Santander, Colombia, April 2, 1792 – Santafé de Bogotá, Colombia, May 6, 1840), was a Colombian military and political leader during the 1810–1819 independence war of the United Provinces of New Granada (present-day Colombia). He was the acting President of Gran Colombia between 1819 and 1826, and later elected by Congress as the President of the Republic of New Granada between 1832 and 1837. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francisco de Paula Santander has received more than 422,033 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Francisco de Paula Santander is the 5,095th most popular politician (down from 3,856th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Colombia (down from 10th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Colombian Politician.

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Among politicians, Francisco de Paula Santander ranks 5,095 out of 15,710Before him are Pothinus, Prince Robert, Duke of Chartres, Władysław I Herman, Manmohan Singh, Mahmud Barzanji, and Jigme Wangchuck. After him are Archduchess Adelheid of Austria, Jovan Vladimir, Tarabai, Ranjit Singh, Valentin Pavlov, and Matthias Erzberger.

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Among people born in 1792, Francisco de Paula Santander ranks 19Before him are William, Duke of Nassau, Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Maria Beatrice of Savoy, Matteo Carcassi, Johann Peter Eckermann, and Victor Cousin. After him are John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, John Bowring, Carlos Antonio López, Gustav Schwab, Francisco Morazán, and Joseph Mohr. Among people deceased in 1840, Francisco de Paula Santander ranks 14Before him are Jacques MacDonald, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Louis de Bonald, Maria Beatrice of Savoy, Pierre-Joseph Redouté, and Jean-Étienne Dominique Esquirol. After him are José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, Duchess Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Crown Princess of Prussia, Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut, and Carl Ludvig Engel.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, Francisco de Paula Santander ranks 12 out of 271Before him are Shakira (1977), Carlos Valderrama (1961), René Higuita (1966), Carlos Valdes (1989), Nicolás Gómez Dávila (1913), and Luis Carlos Galán (1943). After him are Griselda Blanco (1943), Álvaro Uribe (1952), Sofía Vergara (1972), Virgilio Barco Vargas (1921), Belisario Betancur (1923), and Andrés Escobar (1967).

Among POLITICIANS In Colombia

Among politicians born in Colombia, Francisco de Paula Santander ranks 4Before him are César Gaviria (1947), Juan Manuel Santos (1951), and Luis Carlos Galán (1943). After him are Álvaro Uribe (1952), Virgilio Barco Vargas (1921), Belisario Betancur (1923), Rodrigo Lara (1946), Julio César Turbay Ayala (1916), Ernesto Samper (1950), Jorge Eliécer Gaitán (1903), and Manuel Marulanda (1930).