Joaquín París Ricaurte
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|Joaquín París Ricaurte|
|Colombian Army Commander in Chief|
October 25, 1860 – April 1, 1861
|Preceded by||Pedro Alcántara Herrán|
|Succeeded by||Ramón Espina Gámez|
August 15, 1795|
|Died||October 2, 1868
|Spouse(s)||María Dolores De la Roche Domínguez|
Paris was born in the former city of Santa Fe in Colombia to an aristocratic family of Spanish descent. His father was born in Madrid and came to Santa Fe as Secretary of Virey Messía de la Cerda. Prior to the independence war, he joined the patriotic ranks, ten days after declaration of independence.
Governor of Neiva and Cundinamarca States. Secretary of War, vicepresident of Colombia in 1955, 87 years after his death.
París died in Honda in 1868.