Francisco Espejo

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Francisco Espejo
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2nd President of the First Republic of Venezuela
In office
March 21, 1812 – April 3, 1812
Preceded by Cristobal Mendoza
Succeeded by Francisco de Miranda
Personal details
Born (1758-04-16)16 April 1758
Siquire, Miranda (state), Venezuela
Died 15 July 1814(1814-07-15) (aged 56)
Valencia, Carabobo State, Venezuela
Nationality Venezuelan
Profession Lawyer

Francisco Silvestre Espejo Camaño (Siquire, Miranda State, April 16, 1758 – Valencia, Carabobo State, July 15, 1814), was a Venezuelan lawyer who briefly served as the President of Venezuela in 1812[1] and fought for the republican cause during the Venezuelan War of Independence. His parents were Francisco Espejo and Bárbara Caamaño y Bermúdez.

He was executed by firing squad in 1814.[2]


  1. ^ "Silvestre Espejo, Francisco". Banco de la República. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
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