It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get. — Confucius

Francisco de Miranda

1750–1816
Civilization: Hispanic — Venezuela
   Field of Renown:  hero — Patriot
Era:  South America

Early leader of South American Independence. Led a failed revolution in Venezuela in 1813. Died in prison.

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Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Miranda's Revolution  in  Stories of South America  by  E. C. Brooks
The Dream of Miranda  in  South America  by  Hezekiah Butterworth
Miranda and the Lovers of Argentina  in  Historical Tales: Spanish American  by  Charles Morris
Miranda's Failure  in  Simon Bolivar  by  Guillermo A. Sherwell
How Spain Lost South America  in  Growth of the British Empire  by  M. B. Synge

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Miranda in prison
 in Stories of South America