Simón Bolívar

Simón Bolívar's Death

Born (Birthday) July 24, 1783

Death Date December 17, 1830

Age of Death 47 years

Cause of Death Tuberculosis

Place of Death Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, Santa Marta, Colombia

Profession War Hero

The war hero Simón Bolívar died at the age of 47. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Venezuelan general who helped liberate Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia from the Spanish Empire. His death was painted by Antonio Herrera Toro.

He was raised partially by a slave owned by his aristocratic family.

He helped Latin America lay the groundwork for democracy. He was famed for saying, “Fellow citizens! I blush to say this: Independence is the only benefit we have acquired, to the detriment of all the rest.”

How did Simón Bolívar die?

According to official reports, Bolívar died of tuberculosis on December 17, 1830, at age 47.