INDEPENDENCE OF ECUADOR AND VENEZUELA

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In History
  • First cry of American Independence

    1809 - First cry of American Independence. The Criollos rebel against Spanish rule
  • Independent governing board

    Independent governing board
    1809 - August 10 - A Governing Board is created independent of the Spanish power and begins to govern itself autonomously
  • Board jailed and executed.

    1810 - August 2 - Participants of the Independent Governing Board are imprisoned and executed
  • National Congress

    1811
    March 2: First National Congress of Venezuela to replace the Supreme Board of Caracas
    March 5: The new Executive Power is organized, appointing Cristóbal Mendoza in Congress as the first President of Venezuela
    July 5: The Junta de Caracas declares the independence of Venezuelan territory through the Act of the Declaration of Independence of Venezuela.
  • First National Congress

    1811
    March 2: First National Congress of Venezuela to replace the Supreme Board of Caracas
  • The new Executive Branch is organized

    1811
    March 5: The new Executive Power is organized, appointing Cristóbal Mendoza in Congress as the first President of Venezuela
  • independence of the Venezuelan territory

    1811
    July 5: The Junta de Caracas declares the independence of Venezuelan territory through the Act of the Declaration of Independence of Venezuela
  • Admirable Campaign

    Admirable Campaign
    1813 - May 14 to August 6: Admirable Campaign
  • Simón Bolívar proclaims the founding of Gran Colombia

    1819 - December 17: Simón Bolívar proclaims the founding of Gran Colombia
  • Guayaquil independent start

    Guayaquil independent start
    1820 - October 9 - Guayaquil begins its independence process declaring the Free Province of Guayaquil
  • Battle of Camino Real

    1820 - November 9 - Battle of Camino Real
  • Battle of Carabobo

    1821 - June 24: Battle of Carabobo, Simón Bolívar together with General José Antonio Páez defeat Miguel de la Torre
  • Pichincha battle.

    1822 - May 24 - Battle of Pichincha. Thanks to the triumph of Marshal Antonio José de Sucre, Quito achieves independence
  • Naval Battle

    1823
    July 24: Naval Battle of Lake Maracaibo by José Prudencio Padilla. Decisive victory for independence
  • End of the war of independence

    1823
    September 23: Siege of Puerto Cabello, General José Antonio Páez takes the Castle of San Felipe de Puerto Cabello ending the war of independence
  • La Cosiata movement or Morrocoyes Revolution

    1826 - April 30: José Antonio Páez leads the movement La Cosiata or Revolution of the Morrocoyes with the aim of separating Venezuela from Greater Colombia
  • Independent Ecuador

    Independent Ecuador
    1830 - Tras la desaparición de la Gran Colombia, se forman las repúblicas independientes de Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela y Panamá
  • At the Valencia Congress

    1830
    May 6: A new Constitution is drafted in the Valencia Congress
  • The Congress of Valencia ratifies the new Constitution of Venezuela

    1830
    September 22: The Congress of Valencia ratifies the new Constitution of Venezuela, being legally separated from Greater Colombia
  • Spain recognizes the Definitive Independence of Venezuela

    Spain recognizes the Definitive Independence of Venezuela
    1845 - April 30: Spain recognizes the Definitive Independence of Venezuela and the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Venezuela and Spain is signed