Source: Willem Vandenameele
In this square stands the monument to General Francisco de Miranda, known as the forerunner of American emancipation.
Attention is drawn to the detail with which the statue, the uniform, the sabre...
He was a Venezuelan politician, soldier, diplomat, writer, humanist, and ideologue , considered a forerunner of American emancipation against the Spanish Empire . Known as the first universal Venezuelan and the most universal American, he participated in United States independence and in the French Revolution , an event in which he played a leading role and earned the title of Hero of the Revolution.
Later he was a leader of the Patriots at Venezuela's independence and ruler of the First Republic of Venezuela as dictator-plenipotentiary and supreme head of the Venezuelan states.
Source: Willem Vandenameele - Wikipedia
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