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Colombia

1509 Start of Spanish colonisation

17 Jul 1549 - 27 May 1717 Part of Viceroyalty of Peru

27 May 1717 - 11 May 1724 Viceroyalty of Santa Fé del Nuevo Reino de Grenada

11 May 1723 Reincorporated into Peru

20 Aug 1739 Viceroyalty restored

27 Nov 1811 Provincias Federal de la Nueva Granada (Federal Provinces of New Granada)

04 Oct 1812 Provincias Unidas de la Nueva Granada (United Provinces of New Granada)

Dec 1815 - Jul 1816 Re-conquest by Spain

17 Dec 1819 Independence, Gran Colombia

21 Nov 1831 Secession of Ecuador and Venezuela

21 Nov 1831 Estado de Nueva Granada (State of New Granada)

09 May 1834 República de la Nueva Granada (Republic of New Granada)

22 May 1858 Confederación Granadina (Granadine Confederation)

18 Jul 1861 Estados Unidos de Nueva Colombia (United States of New Grenada)

20 Sep 1861 Estados Unidos de Colombia (United States of New Colombia)

01 Dec 1885 - República de Colombia (Republic of Colombia)

04 Nov 1903 Secession of Panama (recognised by the U.S

on 13 Nov 1903 and by Colombia in 1921)

09 Apr 1948 - 1958 La Violencia (The Violence) period

1964 - Colombian armed conflict

Antioquia

29 Dec 1811 Independence, Estados Libre de Antioquia (State of Antioquia)

10 Nov 1812 Antioquia recognises the Congress of the United Provinces

of New Granada

Jul 1815 Incorporated into United Provinces of New Granada

Presidents of the Superior Government Junta

10 Sep 1810 - 17 Feb 1811 Francisco de Ayala Gudiño Medina y Calderón .... 1751-1816

17 Feb - 29 Jul 1811 Juan Elías López Tagle y Madariaga ............. 1777-1819

Presidents of the State

29 Jul - 29 Oct 1811 José María Montoya Duque ....................... 1757-1834

29 Oct 1811 - 10 Oct 1812 José Antonio Aurelio Gómez Londoño ............. 1754-1812

14 Oct 1812 - 30 Jul 1813 José Miguel de Restrepo y Puetra ............... 1755-1829

30 Jul 1813 - 07 Apr 1814 Juan Bautista Antonio María del Corral

y Alonso Carriazo ............................. 1778-1814

15 Apr - 16 May 1814 José Miguel de la Calle Vélez .................. 1755-1839

16 May 1814 - 18 Feb 1816 Dionisio Sánchez de Tejada y Nieto de Paz ...... 1769-18..

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Cartagena

01 Nov 1811 Independence, Province of Cartagena de Indias

20 Jan 1812 Estados de Cartagena de Indias (State of Cartagena de Indias)

04 Oct 1812 Incorporated into United Provinces of New Granada

Presidents of the Government Junta

13 Aug - 31 Dec 1810 José María García de Toldedo y Madariaga ....... 1769-1816

(1st Time)

01 Jan - 30 Apr 1811 José María del Real e Hidalgo .................. 1767-1835

01 May - 31 Aug 1811 José María García de Toldedo y Madariaga

(2nd Time)

01 Sep 1811 - 20 Jan 1812 Ignacio Cavero y Cárdenas ...................... 1757-1834

Governor Presidents of the State

21 Jan - 01 Apr 1812 José María del Real e Hidalgo .................. (s.a)

01 Apr - 04 Oct 1812 Ignacio Juan Robustiano de los Dolores

Rodríguez Torices y Quiroz .................... 1788-1816

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Cundinamarca

04 Aug 1811 Estados Libre de Cundinamarca (Independent State of Cundinamarca)

19 Jul 1813 Monarchy abolished

12 Dec 1814 Incorporated into United Provinces of New Granada

Vice-regents for the Kings Person (In name of non-consenting Fernando VII of Spain)

04 Aug - 21 Sep 1811 José Tadeo Lozano de Peralta y Gonzalez Manrique,

visconde de Pastrana .......................... 1771-1816

21 Sep 1811 - 19 Aug 1812 Antonio Amador José Nariño y Álvarez del Casal . 1765-1823

(1st Time)

19 Aug - 12 Sep 1812 Manuel Benito de Castro y Díaz de Arcaya ....... 1751-1826

12 Sep 1812 - 19 Jul 1813 Antonio Amador José Nariño y Álvarez del Casal

(2nd Time)

Presidents of the State

19 Jul 1813 - 14 May 1814 Antonio Amador José Nariño y Álvarez del Casal . (s.a)

14 May - 12 Dec 1814 Manuel de Bernardo Álvarez del Casal ........... 1743-1816

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United Provinces of New Granada

Presidents of the United Provinces of New Granada

01 Oct 1812 - 05 Oct 1814 José Camilo Clemente Torres Tenorio ............ 1766-1816

(1st Time)

05 Oct - 28 Nov 1814 José María Eusebio Carlos

del Rosario del Castillo y Rada ............... 1776-1835

28 Nov 1814 - 28 Mar 1815 José Custodio Cayetano García Rovira ........... 1786-1816

28 Mar - 28 Jul 1815 José Miguel Pey y García de Andrade ............ 1775-1838

28 Jul - 15 Nov 1815 Manuel Juan Robustiano de los Dolores

Rodríguez Torices y Quiroz

28 Jul 1815 - 14 Mar 1816 José Camilo Clemente Torres Tenorio

(2nd Time)

14 Mar - 22 Jun 1816 José Luis Alvino Fernández

Madrid y Fernández de Castro .................. 1789-1830

22 Jun - 30 Jun 1816 Liborio José Apolinar Mejía Gutierrez de Lara .. 1792-1816

30 Jun - 16 Sep 1816 Manuel Fernando Serrano y Uribe ................ 1789-1819

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Gran Colombia

Presidents

17 Dec 1819 - 04 May 1830 Simón José de la Santísima Trinidad

Bolívar y Palacios ............................ 1783-1830

04 May - 13 Jun 1830 Domingo Caycedo y Sanz de Santamaría ........... 1783-1843

(1st Time)

13 Jun - 05 Sep 1830 Joaquín Maríano de Mosquera y Arboleda ......... 1787-1877

05 Sep 1830 - 03 May 1831 Rafael José Urdaneta Faría ..................... 1789-1845

03 May - 23 Nov 1831 Domingo Caycedo y Sanz de Santamaría

(2nd Time)

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Colombia

Presidents

21 Nov - 23 Nov 1831 Domingo Caycedo y Sanz de Santamaría

(acting)

23 Nov 1831 - 10 Mar 1832 José María Ramón Obando y del Campo ............ 1797-1861

(1st Time)

10 Mar - 07 Oct 1832 José Ignacio de Márquez Barreto (1st Time) ..... 1793-1880

07 Oct 1832 - 01 Apr 1837 Francisco José de Paula Santander y Omaña ...... (s.a)

01 Apr 1837 - 01 Apr 1841 José Ignacio de Márquez Barreto

(2nd Time)

01 Apr 1841 - 01 Apr 1845 Pedro Alcántara Herrán Zaldúa .................. 1800-1872

01 Apr 1845 - 01 Apr 1849 Tomás Cipriano Ignacio María

de Mosquere y Arboleda (1st Time) ............. 1798-1878

01 Apr 1849 - 01 Apr 1853 José Hilario López Valdés ...................... 1798-1868

01 Apr 1853 - 17 Apr 1854 José María Ramón Obando y del Campo

(2nd Time)

17 Apr - 04 Dec 1854 José María Dionisio Melo y Ortiz ............... 1800-1860

04 Dec 1854 - 01 Apr 1855 José Arsenio Vicente del Carmen

de Obaldía y Orejuela ......................... 1806-1889

01 Apr 1855 - 01 Apr 1857 Manuel María Mallarino Ibargüen ................ 1808-1873

01 Apr 1857 - 01 Apr 1861 Mariano Ospina Rodríguez ....................... 1805-1885

01 Apr - 18 Jul 1861 Bartolomé Calvo y Diaz de Lamadrid ............. 1815-1889

18 Jul 1861 - 04 Feb 1863 Tomás Cipriano Ignacio María

de Mosquere y Arboleda (2nd Time)

04 Feb - 09 Feb 1863 Francisco Javier Martínez

de Zaldúa y de Racines ........................ 1811-1882

09 Feb - 14 May 1863 Eustorigio Salgar Moreno ....................... 1831-1885

14 May 1863 - 08 Apr 1864 Tomás Cipriano Ignacio María

de Mosquere y Arboleda (3rd Time)

08 Apr 1864 - 01 Apr 1866 Manuel Murillo Toro (1st Time) ................. 1816-1880

22 Apr 1866 - 01 Nov 1867 Tomás Cipriano Ignacio María

de Mosquere y Arboleda (4th Time)

23 May 1867 - 01 Apr 1868 Miguel María de Los Santos Acosta

y Castillo .................................... 1828-1901

01 Apr 1868 - 01 Apr 1870 José de Los Santos Gutiérrez Prieto ............ 1820-1872

01 Apr 1870 - 01 Apr 1872 Eustorigio Salgar Moreno (1st Time)

01 Apr 1872 - 01 Apr 1874 Manuel Murillo Toro (2nd Time)

01 Apr 1874 - 01 Apr 1876 Santiago Pérez y Manosalbas del Castillo ....... 1830-1900

01 Apr 1876 - 01 Apr 1878 José Bonifacio Aquilo Elías Parra Gómez ........ 1825-1900

01 Apr 1878 - 08 Apr 1880 Julián Trujillo Largacha ....................... 1828-1883

08 Apr 1880 - 01 Apr 1882 Rafael Wenceslao Núñez Moledo .................. 1825-1894

(1st Time)

01 Apr - 21 Dec 1882 Francisco Javier Martínez

de Zaldúa y de Racines ........................ 1852-1913

21 Dec 1882 - 01 Apr 1884 José Eusebio Otálora Martinez .................. 1828-1884

01 Apr - 11 Aug 1884 Ezqequiel Hurtado u Hurtardo ................... 1825-1890

11 Aug 1884 - 01 Apr 1886 Rafael Wenceslao Núñez Moledo

(2nd Time)

01 Apr 1886 - 06 Jan 1887 José María del Campo Serrano ................... 1832-1915

(acting)

07 Aug - 04 Jun 1887 José Eliseo Payán Hurtado ...................... 1825-1895

04 Jun 1887 - 07 Aug 1892 Rafael Wenceslao Núñez Moledo

(3rd Time)

07 Aug - 29 Sep 1892 Miguel Antonio José Zoylo Cayetano

Andrés Avelino de Las Mercedes Caro Tobar ..... 1843-1909

(1st Time, acting)

30 Sep 1892 - 18 Sep 1894 Rafael Wenceslao Núñez Moledo

(4th Time)

18 Sep 1894 - 07 Aug 1898 Miguel Antonio José Zoylo Cayetano

Andrés Avelino de Las Mercedes Caro Tobar

(2nd Time)

07 Aug 1898 - 19 Mar 1902 Manuel Antonio Sanclemente Sanclemente ......... 1814-1902

31 Jul 1900 - 07 Aug 1904 José Manuel Cayentano Marroquín Ricaurte ....... 1827-1909

(acting for suspended Sanclemente to 19 Mar 1902)

07 Aug 1904 - 27 Jul 1909 José Gregorio Ambrosio Rafael Reyes Prieto ..... 1850-1921

27 Jul 1909 - 07 Aug 1910 José Ramón Ramón Eufrasio de Jesús

González Velencia ............................. 1854-1929

07 Aug 1910 - 07 Aug 1914 Carlos Eugenio Restrepo Restrepo ............... 1867-1937

07 Aug 1914 - 07 Aug 1918 José Vincente Concha Ferreira .................. 1867-1929

07 Aug 1918 - 07 Aug 1922 Marco Fidel Suarez ............................. 1855-1927

07 Aug 1922 - 07 Aug 1926 Pedro Nel Ignacio Tomás

de Villanueva Ospina Vásquez .................. 1858-1927

07 Aug 1926 - 07 Aug 1930 Miguel Abadía Méndez ........................... 1867-1947

07 Aug 1930 - 07 Aug 1934 Enrique Alfredo Olaya Herrera .................. 1881-1937

07 Aug 1934 - 07 Aug 1938 Alfonso López Pumarejo (1st Time) .............. 1886-1959

07 Aug 1938 - 07 Aug 1942 Eduardo Santos Montejo ......................... 1888-1974

07 Aug 1942 - 07 Aug 1945 Alfonso López Pumarejo (2nd Time)

07 Aug 1945 - 07 Aug 1946 Alberto Lleras Camargo ......................... 1906-1990

07 Aug 1946 - 07 Aug 1950 Luis Maríano Ospino Pérez ...................... 1891-1976

07 Aug 1950 - 13 Jun 1953 Laureano Eleuterio Gómez Castro ................ 1889-1965

05 Nov 1951 - 13 Jun 1953 Roberto Urdaneta Arbeláez (acting) ............. 1890-1972

13 Jun 1953 - 10 May 1957 Gustavo Rojas Pinilla .......................... 1900-1975 Mil

10 May 1957 - 07 Aug 1958 Gabriel París Gordilla ......................... 1910-2008 Mil

(president of the Military Junta of Government)

07 Aug 1958 - 07 Aug 1962 Alberto Lleras Camargo (2nd Time)

07 Aug 1962 - 07 Aug 1966 Guillermo León Valencia Muñoz .................. 1909-1971

07 Aug 1966 - 07 Aug 1970 Carlos Lleros Restrepo ......................... 1908-1994

07 Aug 1970 - 07 Aug 1974 Miseal Eduardo Pastrana Borrero ................ 1923-1997

07 Aug 1974 - 07 Aug 1978 Alfonso López Michelsen ........................ 1913-2007

07 Aug 1978 - 07 Aug 1982 Julio César Turbay Ayala ....................... 1916-2005

07 Aug 1982 - 07 Aug 1986 Belisario Betancur Cuartas ..................... 1923-

07 Aug 1986 - 07 Aug 1990 Virgilio Barco Vargas .......................... 1921-1997

07 Aug 1990 - 07 Aug 1994 César Augusto Gaviria Trujillo ................. 1947-

07 Aug 1994 - 07 Aug 1998 Ernesto Samper Pizano .......................... 1950-

07 Aug 1998 - 07 Aug 2002 Andrés Pastrana Arango ......................... 1954-

07 Aug 2002 - 07 Aug 2010 Álvaro Uribe Velez ............................. 1952-

07 Aug 2010 - Juan Manuel Santos Calderon .................... 1951-

 

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