José María Obando, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

José María Obando

President of Colombia

Date of Birth: 08-Aug-1795

Place of Birth: Caloto, Cauca, Cauca Department, Colombia

Date of Death: 29-Apr-1861

Profession: politician

Nationality: Colombia

Zodiac Sign: Leo


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About José María Obando

  • José María Ramón Obando del Campo (August 8, 1795 – April 29, 1861) was a Neogranadine General and politician who twice served as President of Colombia.
  • As a General, he initially fought for the Royalist Army during the Independence Wars of Colombia, ultimately joining the revolutionary forces of Simón Bolívar towards the end, but once independence was attained he opposed Bolívar's Centralist government.

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