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Crespo, Joaquín

(Encyclopedia)Crespo, Joaquín hwäkēnˈ krāsˈpō [key], 1841?–1898, president of Venezuela (1884–86, 1894–98). He served his first term under the dominance of Antonio Guzmán Blanco. In 1892 he led a revo...

Guzmán Blanco, Antonio

(Encyclopedia)Guzmán Blanco, Antonio äntōˈnyō go͞osmänˈ blänˈkō [key], 1829–99, president of Venezuela, a caudillo who dominated the nation from 1870 to 1888. Son of the founder of the Liberal party, G...

Venezuela

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Venezuela vĕnəzwāˈlə, Span. vānāswāˈlä, officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, republic (2015 est. pop. 29,275,000), 352,143 sq mi (912,050 sq km), N South America. Venezuel...

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