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Guzmán Blanco

[ goos-mahn blahng-kaw ]

noun

  1. An·to·nio [ahn-, taw, -nyaw], 1829–99, Venezuelan political leader: president 1870–88.


Guzmán Blanco

/ ɡuðˈman ˈblaŋko /

noun

  1. Guzmán BlancoAntonio18291899MVenezuelanPOLITICS: statesmanPOLITICS: head of state Antonio (anˈtonjo). 1829–99, Venezuelan statesman; president (1873–77; 1879–84; 1886–87). He was virtual dictator of Venezuela from 1870 until his overthrow (1889)


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In 1870, after various victories and defeats, Guzman-Blanco caused himself to be declared Dictator.

As the phrase went, Guzman Blanco "taught Venezuela to read."

The spirited but tottering old man was followed by Guzman-Blanco, and died in 1873.

Crespo and Guzman Blanco both started from here on their way to the presidential chair in Caracas.

While the formidable Guzman Blanco was still alive, the various Presidents acted cautiously.

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