Joaquín Mosquera

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Joaquín Mosquera y Arboleda
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Vice President of the Republic of New Granada
PresidentFrancisco de Paula Santander
Preceded byJosé Ignacio de Márquez Barreto
Succeeded byJosé Ignacio de Márquez Barreto
5th President of Gran Colombia
In office
May 2, 1831 – November 11, 1831
Vice PresidentDomingo de Caycedo y Sanz de Santamaría
Preceded byRafael José Urdaneta Farías
Succeeded byDomingo de Caycedo y Sanz de Santamaría
3rd President of Gran Colombia
In office
June 13, 1830 – September 4, 1830
Preceded byDomingo de Caycedo y Sanz de Santamaría
Succeeded byRafael José Urdaneta Farías
Personal details
Born
Joaquín Mariano Mosquera y Arboleda

(1787-12-14)14 December 1787
Popayán, Popayán, Viceroyalty of the New Granada
Died4 April 1878(1878-04-04) (aged 90)
Santa Fe de Bogotá, Cundinamarca, United States of Colombia
NationalityNeogranadine
Spouse(s)María Josefa Mosquera Hurtado

Joaquín Mariano de Mosquera-Figueroa y Arboleda-Salazar (14 December 1787 – 4 April 1878) was a Colombian statesman and a Founding Father of Colombia who served as the 3rd and 5th President of Gran Colombia. Mosquera also served as Vice President of the Republic of New Granada. During the administration of President Simón Bolívar, he was named as the 1st Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the nascent states of Peru, the United Provinces of South America, and Chile with the purpose of creating unity amongst the South American nations.

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