Sucre Antonio José de
Su·cre(so͞o′krā), Antonio José de 1795-1830.
South American military leader who fought with Simón Bolívar to liberate Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia from Spain and served as the first president of Bolivia (1826-1828). He was murdered in 1830.
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