|Place of birth||Arauco Province, Chile|
|Battles/wars||Battle of Punta Gruesa|
Juan Bravo was a Chilean cabin boy known for his feats in the War of the Pacific. Juan Bravo was born in 1865 in parents in Arauco Province. His parents were native Mapuche, and Juan's original surname was Villacura. Juan Villacura distinguished himself in the Battle of Punta Gruesa where he while onboard of the schooner Covadonga sniped down numerous Peruvians on board of the ironclad Independencia.
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