Juan Germán Roscio

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Juan Germán Roscio
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1st Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela
In office
25 April 1810 – 2 March 1811
President Cristóbal Mendoza
Succeeded by Pedro Gual
Vice President of the Republic of Colombia
In office
21 March 1820 – 10 March 1821
President Simón Bolívar
Personal details
Born (1763-05-27)27 May 1763
San José de Tiznados, Guárico
Died 10 March 1821(1821-03-10) (aged 57)
Cúcuta, Colombia
Profession lawyer, politician
Religion Roman Catholic

Juan Germán Roscio (27 May 1763 – 10 March 1821) was a Venezuelan lawyer and politician of Italian background. He served as the secretary of foreign affairs for the Junta of Caracas[1] and the main editor of the Venezuelan Declaration of Independence.[2] Roscio was also the chief architect of the Venezuelan Constitution of 1811.


  1. ^ "Venezuelan Government" (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 August 2007. 
  2. ^ "Juan Germán Roscio" (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 August 2007.