Venezuela PRESENTATION by Wayne Novich

2 famous revolutionaries.

Venezuela, a nation in South America on its northern border. Like most Spanish nations, Venezuela came to be from a revolution.

One of the great revolutionaries of the Venezuelan fight for Independence was Francisco DE Miranda. Francisco born on march 28 1750 and died on July 14, 1816. Francisco was one of the first to preach for independents from the Spanish empire. Unfortunately, Francisco was put in a Spanish prison on eventually died in his cell. Francisco's legacy does live on as more fights for independence would come.

As years went on more revolutionaries came.

Simóm Bolívar born on July 24, 1783 and died on December 17, 1830. Simóm lead the liberation of of of south america especially fight Venezuela.
2 famous singers.
Jose Luis Rodriguez is a Venezuelan singer/actor born on January 14, 1943. Jose is still alive surprisingly. Has done multiple plus recordings with many other famous Venezuelan and other Spanish nations actors and singers.
Mirla Castellanos, born on March 31, 1941. Mirla more commonly known as "La Primerísima", has been making music for Venezuela and other Spanish nations for around 40 years.
2 large cities.
With a population of 1.339 million and on the decline. Maracaibo, second largest city in Venezuela, remains as a major seaport.
Maracary populaation is around 1,754,256. Its has become the argecultural city of the nation
2 Famous Geographical Features
Angel Falls is the worlds highest water fall with a height of 3,212 ft. Angel Falls has a drop of 979m.
Apure River flows around 510 miles northeast through Venezuela's major cattle-grazing fields. Small boats can traverse through the river.
Tourists Spots
This is Morrocoy National Park of the coast of Venezuela and not to terribly far from the city of Caracas. To get around from different areas at the tourist spot you must use a boat.
Simón Bolívar Birthplace House is a famous tourist spot. Mostly because well besides the name giving it away, this was the home of Simón Bolívar.
2 Famous Actors
This is John Novak. Born on September 9, 1955 in Caracas, VE. John has starred in a wide range of movies from the Incredible Hulk series to the Doctor Who series. John has acted in 62 different sets, from tv show to movie.
This is a picture of Andrew Divoff dressed up as a Soviet for one of his movies. Andrew was born on July 2, 1955 in San Tome, VE. He uselessly plays as a Russian in most of his acts. Andrew's most famous movie he acted in was the "Wishmaster" as he played the Wishmaster.
2 famous events in Venezuela
The Floods in the year 1999 were the worst Venezuela had. With multiple cities is a devastated state and a death toll of around 50,000 people, it went down as the worst the nation has had. To make it worse at this time the Valenzuelan government was going through a referendum on a new constitution according to BBC news.
Venezuela became a officially Independent in 1822 after winning its revolutionary war. The war bloody with hundreds of deaths on both sides but in the end Venezuela won.
2 Famous buildings
This is "Panteon Nacional" building Caracas VE. Built in 1879, being moved from Spain to Venezuela. The Panteon serves as a memorial and burial ground for around 150 important Venezuelans.
An unfinished skyscraper, the Centro Financiero Confinanzas will be the third tallest skyscraper in Venezuela. It will reach a height of 623ft. The construction of the building started in 1990 and will serve as a office work areas.
Famous Venezuelan leaders
Nicolas Maduro, Venezuelan leader ruling since 2013, is not the greatest leader but what makes him famous is what he has taken on. Nicolas has taken on a nation that is suffering in all ways and though his efforts are interesting he still manages to keep the nation together.
José Antonio Páez served as provisional president from 1030 - 1843. José joined the revolutionary war in 1810. With his military powers he unified the country and brought many economic reforms.
Top 2 other languages
Chinese is the second most spoken language in Venezuela with around 400,000 people speaking it.
Portuguese is the third most spoken language of Venezuela. With around 254,000 Venezuelans speaking it.

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