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date: 18 September 2020

Miranda, (Sebastián) Francisco delocked

(1750–1816)
  • Karen Racine

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Miranda, (Sebastián) Francisco de (1750–1816), campaigner for Spanish American independence, was born on 28 March 1750 in Caracas, Venezuela, the eldest of ten children of Sebastián de Miranda Ravelo (1721–1791), an entrepreneurial merchant who had emigrated to Venezuela from the Canary Islands, and his wife, ...

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