José Gervasio Artigas

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    juan manuel blanes - artigas en la ciudadela.jpg
    artigas en la ciudadela by juan manuel blanes
    nickname(s)karaí-guasú
    born(1764-06-19)june 19, 1764
    montevideo
    diedseptember 23, 1850(1850-09-23) (aged 86)
    asunción, paraguay
    buried
    plaza independencia
    allegianceprovincias unidas del rio de la plata
    years of service1797–
    rankgeneral
    battles/warsbritish invasions of the río de la plata
    portuguese invasion of the banda oriental (1811–12)
    argentine war of independence
    portuguese conquest of the banda oriental
    argentine civil wars
    signaturejosé gervasio artigas 1813 signature.svg

    josé gervasio artigas arnal (spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse ɣeɾˈβa.sjo aɾˈti.ɣas aɾˈnal]; june 19, 1764 – september 23, 1850) is a national hero of uruguay, sometimes called "the father of uruguayan nationhood".

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José Gervasio Artigas
Juan Manuel Blanes - Artigas en la Ciudadela.jpg
Artigas en la Ciudadela by Juan Manuel Blanes
Nickname(s)Karaí-Guasú
Born(1764-06-19)June 19, 1764
Montevideo
DiedSeptember 23, 1850(1850-09-23) (aged 86)
Asunción, Paraguay
Buried
AllegianceProvincias Unidas del Rio de la Plata
Years of service1797–
RankGeneral
Battles/warsBritish invasions of the Río de la Plata
Portuguese invasion of the Banda Oriental (1811–12)
Argentine War of Independence
Portuguese conquest of the Banda Oriental
Argentine Civil Wars
SignatureJosé Gervasio Artigas 1813 signature.svg

José Gervasio Artigas Arnal (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse ɣeɾˈβa.sjo aɾˈti.ɣas aɾˈnal]; June 19, 1764 – September 23, 1850) is a national hero of Uruguay, sometimes called "the father of Uruguayan nationhood".