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Camilo Torres Tenorio : biography

November 22, 1766 - October 5, 1816

Camilo Torres Tenorio (November 22, 1766 – October 5, 1816) was a Colombian politician. He is credited as being an early founder of the nation due to his role in early struggles for independence from Spain.Democracy in Colombia, by Jorge P. Osterling


Torres and Antonio Nariño had grave political disagreements that divided the independence movement.

During the Spanish invasion of New Granada, Torres was captured in the city of Buenaventura, being imprisoned by royalist and Spanish troops. He was executed for treason against the Spanish monarchy on October 5, 1816.

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