Famous Venezuelan Leaders

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 1 
Simon Bolivar
(Revolutionary & Military Leader)

Simon Bolivar
27
Birthdate: July 24, 1783
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: December 17, 1830
After losing his parents as a child, Simon Bolivar also lost his Spanish wife to yellow fever later and thus decided to devote himself to politics. He was the first president of Gran Colombia and Bolivia, and also led Peru and Venezuela in their fight for freedom, against Spain.

 2 
Juan Guaidó
(Politician)

Juan Guaidó
11
Birthdate: July 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Guaira, Venezuela

Juan Guaidó is a Venezuelan politician who proclaimed himself the acting president of Venezuela with the support of the National Assembly. Since 2019, Guaidó has been influential in the ongoing Venezuelan presidential crisis, which started when the National Assembly refused to recognize Nicolas Maduro's inauguration to a second presidential term. In 2019, Guaidó was named in the Time 100 list.

 3 
Hugo Chavez
(Former President of Venezuela)

Hugo Chavez
19
Birthdate: July 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sabaneta, Venezuela
Died: March 5, 2013
Hugo Chavez was the president of Venezuela from 1999 till 2013. Though elected for another term, he died of complications due to cancer before being sworn in. He is remembered for his involvement in the MBR-200 and for establishing the Fifth Republic Movement. His policies are known as “Chavismo.”
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 4 
Francisco de Miranda
(Former military leader and revolutionary)

Francisco de Miranda
3
Birthdate: March 28, 1750
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: July 14, 1816
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 5 

Antonio José de Sucre
3
Birthdate: February 3, 1795
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cumaná
Died: June 4, 1830

 6 

Carlos Andrés Pérez
3
Birthdate: October 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rubio, Venezuela
Died: December 25, 2010

 7 

Diosdado Cabello
3
Birthdate: April 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Q3300002
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 8 
Rafael Caldera
(Former President of Venezuela)

Rafael Caldera
3
Birthdate: January 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Felipe, Venezuela
Died: December 24, 2009

Rafael Caldera was a two-time president of Venezuela. He is remembered as a man who established a stable democracy in Venezuela by issuing a pardon that ended guerrilla warfare in the country. He lived a simple life, devoid of luxury. His written works include the award-winning Andrés Bello.

 9 
Marcos Pérez Jiménez
(Military Officer)

Marcos Pérez Jiménez
4
Birthdate: April 25, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Táchira, Venezuela
Died: September 20, 2001

 10 
Cilia Flores
(First Lady of Venezuela)

Cilia Flores
3
Birthdate: October 15, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tinaquillo, Venezuela

 11 
José Antonio Páez
(Venezuelan general)

José Antonio Páez
2
Birthdate: June 13, 1790
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aricagua, Venezuela
Died: May 6, 1873

 12 
Andrés Bello
(Poet, Legislator, Philosopher, Educator, Philologist, Diplomat, Politician, Translator, Writer)

Andrés Bello
2
Birthdate: November 29, 1781
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Caracas
Died: October 15, 1865

 13 
Rómulo Betancourt
(Politician)

Rómulo Betancourt
3
Birthdate: February 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guatire, Miranda state, Venezuela
Died: September 28, 1981

 14 
Rómulo Gallegos
(Former President of Venezuela for a period of nine months during 1948)

Rómulo Gallegos
2
Birthdate: August 2, 1884
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: April 5, 1969

 15 
Pedro Carmona
(Acting President of Venezuela (2002–2002))

Pedro Carmona
2
Birthdate: July 6, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela

 16 
Henrique Capriles
(Politician)

Henrique Capriles
2
Birthdate: July 11, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela

 17 
Cipriano Castro
(Politician)

Cipriano Castro
2
Birthdate: October 11, 1858
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Táchira, Venezuela
Died: December 4, 1924

 18 
Peter Camejo
(Author)

Peter Camejo
2
Birthdate: December 31, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: September 13, 2008

 19 

Luis Herrera Campins
1
Birthdate: May 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Acarigua, Venezuela
Died: November 9, 2007

 20 
Jaime Lusinchi
(Politician)

Jaime Lusinchi
1
Birthdate: May 27, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Clarines, Venezuela
Died: May 21, 2014

 21 
Antonio Guzmán Blanco
(Military Leader)

Antonio Guzmán Blanco
1
Birthdate: February 28, 1829
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: July 28, 1899

 22 

Arturo Uslar Pietri
1
Birthdate: May 16, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: February 26, 2001

 23 

Rubén Limardo
1
Birthdate: August 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela

 24 
Dario Vivas
(Politician)

Dario Vivas
1
Birthdate: June 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Cristobal, Venezuela
Died: August 13, 2020

 25 
Juan Vicente Gómez
(Venezuelan dictator)

Juan Vicente Gómez
2
Birthdate: July 24, 1857
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Antonio de Tachira, Venezuela
Died: December 17, 1935