1810-1898Fernando Bol?var, a native of Venezuela, attended the University of Virginia in 1827. He was the nephew and adopted son of S?mon Bol?var, The Liberator, who sent him to study in the "Republic of Washington and Jefferson." A friend of James Monroe and an admirer of Thomas Jefferson, Bol?var chose to continue his studies at the University. He returned to Venezuela where he became a distinguished man of letters and a brilliant diplomat.
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|Placed By||The University of Virginia, John T. Casteen III, President; Hovey S. Dabney, Rector|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:48am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 719188 N 4212278|
|Decimal Degrees||38.03171667, -78.50258333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 1.903', W 78° 30.155'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 1' 54.18" N, 78° 30' 9.30" W|
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|Area Code(s)||434, 540|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 400 Monroe Ln, Charlottesville VA 22903, US|
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