Bernardo O’Higgins Founding Father of Chile born today 1778

#OnThisDay 1778 Bernardo O’Higgins, one of Chile’s founding fathers, who freed Chile from Spanish rule was born. O’Higgins went on to become Supreme Director of Chile. His father Ambrosio O’Higgins, the Viceroy of Peru, was from Sligo, although the two never met.

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