Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around. — G. K. Chesterton

Bernardo O'Higgins

1778–1842
Civilization: Hispanic — Chile
   Field of Renown:  military — Dictator
Era:  South America

Military commander who together with San Martin freed Chile from Spanish rule. First 'Supreme Director' of Chile.

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Book Links
O'Higgins of Chile  in  Stories of South America  by  E. C. Brooks
How Spain Lost South America  in  Growth of the British Empire  by  M. B. Synge

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O'Higgins
 in Stories of South America