Simón José Antonio de la Santísma Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios was born july 24,1783.
He was basically born into wealth as well, sent to Spain to study and gain a proper education. After France invaded Spain in 1808, he became involved in the resistance movement and played a key role in the Spanish american fight for independence.
In 1825, the "Republic of Bolivia" was created in honor of the inspirational leader, hailed by many as El Libertador. but sadly he died December 17, 1830 in Columbia.