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Guillermo Quintero Calderón, 1904.

Guillermo Quintero Calderón (Puente Nacional, 1832 - Quintero, 1919) was a Colombian soldier and politician.

He began his military career fighting the dictatorship of José María Melo under orders former President Tomás Mosquera. He reached the rank of General after having participated in several civil wars and subsequently began a political career, becoming Governor of Santander in 1888. He became President of Colombia in 1896.[1]


  1. Hansen, Mark Hillary (Ed.) (2006) Kings, Rulers, and Statesmen New York: Sterling, p. 71. ISBN 9781402725922

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