What Happened in 1809

Significant Events

  • Jul 16 La Paz, Bolivia declares its independence from the Spanish Crown and forms the Junta Tuitiva. The first independent government in Spanish America, led by Pedro Domingo Murillo
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Famous People in 1809

Famous Divorces

  • Dec 16 Napoleon Bonaparte divorces Empress Joséphine by French Senate