Joaquín Riascos

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Riascos and the second or maternal family name is García.
Joaquín Riascos
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1912 Oil Painting by unknown artist
5th President of the United States of Colombia
In office
May 12, 1867 – June 28, 1867
Preceded by Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera
Succeeded by Santos Acosta
14th President of the Sovereign State of Magdalena
In office
1875 – August 8, 1875
Preceded by José Ignacio Diaz Granados
Succeeded by Manuel Davila García
8th President of the Sovereign State of Magdalena
In office
April 24, 1867 – 1868
Preceded by Tomás Abello
Succeeded by José Ignacio Diaz Granados
Personal details
Born Manuel Joaquín de Santa Isabel Riascos García
(1833-11-09)November 9, 1833
La Chorrera, Panamá, New Granada
Died August 8, 1875(1875-08-08) (aged 41)
San Juan del Cesar, Magdalena, United States of Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Concepción Jimeno Munive
Occupation Soldier (General), politician
Religion Roman Catholic
Military service
Allegiance Colombian Liberal Party
Rank General
Battles/wars Colombian Civil War (1860–1862)

Manuel Joaquín Riascos García (November 9, 1833 - August 8, 1875) was a Colombian General and politician who became acting President in rebellion of the United States of Colombia in 1867 for 45 days.