José Antonio Galán

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José Antonio Galán (c. 1749 in Charalá, Santander (Colombia) – February 2, 1782 in Santafé de Bogotá (Id.)) was a Colombian historical figure of the 18th century. He was the leader of the Comuneros insurrection in 1781, who was then sentenced and executed by the Spanish.

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  • AGUILERA Peña, Mario. "Los comuneros: guerra social y lucha anticolonial". Bogotá, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 1985.
  • ARCINIEGAS, Germán. "20.000 Comuneros hacia Santa Fe". Bogotá, Pluma, 1981.
  • CASTELLANOS TAPIAS, Luis. "El Alzamiento". Bogotá, Ediciones Edicrón-Editorial Guadalupe, 1962. A novel set around the Comunero movement (1781) of the Virreinato de Nueva Granada.
  • FRIEDE, Juan. "Rebelión comunera de 1781. Documentos". Bogotá, Colcultura, 1981.
  • GUTIERREZ, José Fulgencio. "Galán y los Comuneros". Bucaramanga, Imprenta Departamental, 1939.
  • PHELAN, John Leddy. "El pueblo y el rey. La revolución comunera en Colombia, 1781". Bogotá, Carlos Valencia, 1980