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José Miguel Carrera

1785 - 1821

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José Miguel Carrera Verdugo (American Spanish: [xoˈse miˈɣel kaˈreɾa]; October 15, 1785 – September 4, 1821) was a Chilean general, formerly Spanish military, member of the prominent Carrera family, and considered one of the founders of independent Chile. Carrera was the most important leader of the Chilean War of Independence during the period of the Patria Vieja ("Old Republic"). After the Spanish "Reconquista de Chile" ("Reconquest"), he continued campaigning from exile after defeat. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José Miguel Carrera has received more than 129,308 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. José Miguel Carrera is the 9,174th most popular politician (up from 10,152nd in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Chile (up from 57th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Chilean Politician.

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Among politicians, José Miguel Carrera ranks 9,174 out of 15,577Before him are Henutsen, Gao of Xia, John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, Cwichelm of Wessex, Paul Giesler, and Avram Iancu. After him are Kamehameha IV, Maithili Sharan Gupt, Quintus Caecilius Metellus, Agnes Bernauer, Émile Combes, and Meryibre Khety.

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Among people born in 1785, José Miguel Carrera ranks 27Before him are Friedrich Wieck, William Prout, Adam Wilhelm Moltke, Isabella Colbran, Charles Xavier Thomas, and Archduke Karl of Austria-Este. After him are Edward Bransfield, Carl Adolph Agardh, Adam Sedgwick, Karl, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Victor de Broglie, and Hermann, Fürst von Pückler-Muskau. Among people deceased in 1821, José Miguel Carrera ranks 15Before him are Johann Jacob Schweppe, Gregory V of Constantinople, Tudor Vladimirescu, Jean Rapp, Juan O'Donojú, and Princess Caroline of Hesse-Darmstadt. After him are Johann Peter Frank, Louis Claude Richard, Heinrich Kuhl, Jean-Nicolas Corvisart, Athanasios Diakos, and Fulgencio Yegros.

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Among people born in Chile, José Miguel Carrera ranks 43 out of 265Before him are Hortensia Bussi (1914), Pedro Pascal (1975), Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (1877), Alexis Sánchez (1988), Gabriel González Videla (1898), and José Manuel Balmaceda (1840). After him are Arturo Alessandri (1868), Guillermo Subiabre (1903), Tom Araya (1961), Sergio Badilla Castillo (1947), René Schneider (1913), and Patricio Guzmán (1941).


Among politicians born in Chile, José Miguel Carrera ranks 18Before him are Orlando Letelier (1932), Jorge Alessandri (1896), Hortensia Bussi (1914), Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (1877), Gabriel González Videla (1898), and José Manuel Balmaceda (1840). After him are Arturo Alessandri (1868), Pedro Aguirre Cerda (1879), José Antonio Kast (1966), Manuel Montt (1809), Gabriel Boric (1986), and Aníbal Pinto (1825).