Venancio Flores Barrios (18 May 1808 – 19 February 1868) was a Uruguayan political leader and general. Flores was President of Uruguay from 1854 to 1855 (interim) and from 1865 to 1868.
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... The Flores Department was named after Venancio Flores by a later Colorado Party (Uruguay) President of Uruguay, Máximo Santos ... In this sense, Flores was definitely in the 'Riverista' mold, after Fructuoso Rivera, rather than in what would much later be referred to as a 'Batllista', after ...
... in 1855, at the request of the Uruguayan government and Venancio Flores, leader of the Colorados, who were traditionally supported by the Brazilian empire and in 1864, against Atanás ... The followers of the Colorado Venancio Flores, who had the support of Argentina, united with the Brazilian troops and deposed Aguirre ... Uruguay, already governed by Venancio Flores, aligned itself with Brazil and Argentina ...
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