Bernardo O’Higgins, Leader of Chile Born 1778

#OnThisDay 1778 Bernardo O’Higgins, one of Chile’s founding fathers, was born. He was the illegitimate son of Sligo-born Ambrosio O’Higgins, the Viceroy of Peru. Bernardo later become Supreme Director of Chile but was deposed after several years in power.

Bernardo O'Higgins

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