- Jo·sé An·to·nio [haw-se ahn-taw-nyaw] /hɔˈsɛ ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/, 1790–1873, Venezuelan revolutionary and political leader: president 1831–35, 1839–43; dictator 1861–63.
Examples from the Web for paez
Historical Examples of paez
Indeed, General Paez had been a herd-boy, and Arismendez a fisherman.In New Granada
Very different was the career of General Paez, who was born at Araure.
Paez ever proved himself a most indefatigable enemy to the Spaniards.
The Spaniards retreated in a panic, and Paez and his fellow-prisoners effected their escape.
Paez himself was a magnificent horseman, and wielded the lance, the characteristic weapon of the Llaneros, to perfection.
- José Antonio (xoˈse anˈtonjo). 1790–1873, Venezuelan revolutionary leader; first president (1831–46) of independent Venezuela