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IBARRA, Andres (e-bar'-rah), Venezuelan soldier, b. in Caracas, 17 August, 1807, died there, 23 August, 1875. By the advice of his relative, Simon Bolivar, he was sent to the United States, and afterward made a tour through Europe, to finish his education, he returned to Venezuela in 1826, entered the military service in 1827, as adjutant on Bolivar's staff, and saved the life of that general on 25 September, 1828 (see Bet, vary, SIMON), by defending, with a few others, the doors of the government palace against his would-be assassins. Ibarra was wounded on this occasion, He accompanied Bolivar in his campaign against Peru, and also participated in the pacification of the provinces of Paste and Popayan, which had revolted in 1830. He accompanied Bolivar in his exile, and was at his bedside during his last moments. Afterward Ibarra was promoted major by the government of Begot and served under General Montilla at Cartagena, and, when that city capitulated, emigrated to the United States. Early in 1835 he returned to Venezuela, and on 8 July of that year took part in a revolution that had but a short-lived success. After a brief exile, Ibarra returned, and retired to private life till 1848, when he was called into service by General Monagas, promoted colonel, and served in several civil and military offices. In 1862 he was promoted general, and served the different governments in the suppression of repeated revolutionary movements. In 1868 he was elected to the Federal senate for the state of Aragua. At his decea, se he was honored by a public funeral, and on 24 August, 1876, his body was transferred to the National pantheon.
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