Juan de Bolas
|Juan de Bolas|
|Born||Juan de Bolas
|Other names||Juan Lubolo|
|Known for||First Chief of a prominent Jamaican Palenque, the inhabitants of which became the Jamaican Maroons|
Juan de Bolas originally Juan Lubolo (??-1664) was the first chief of the Jamaican Maroons. The English named two rivers and a mountain after him to commemorate his assistance in expelling the Spaniards from the island and capturing hostile maroons.
Juan de Bolas was killed in an ambush by an unaligned Palenque in 1664.