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Simon bolivar

  1. 1. The aim of this presentation is to highlight the leadership qualities of Simon Bolivar and analyze the lesson learnt from his character.
  2. 2. •24 Jul 1783 CE - Simon Bolivar was born in Caracas •1810 CE -Simon Bolivar joined the group of patriots that seized Caracas in Venuzuela. •1813 CE -took command of a patriot army, recapturing Caracas from the Spaniards. • 1814 CE -Royalist forces defeated Simon Bolivar, and he went into exile in Jamaica • Dec 1815 CE -Simon Bolivar took refuge in Haiti's southern territories. He received a hero's welcome by General Marion, the military commander of the South. • 1817 CE -Simon Bolivar again invaded Venezuela. He established a revolutionary government at Angostura (now Ciudad Bolivar), and he was elected president of Venezuela.
  3. 3. •7 Aug 1819 CE -Battle of Boyaca, when Simon Bolivar defeats Spanish in New Granada (now Colombia), liberating the territory. •17 Dec 1819 CE -Simon Bolivar returned to Angostura and became the first president of the original republic of Colombia (now Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, and Venezuela •24 Jun 1821 CE -Simon Bolivar crushed the Spanish army at Carabobo in Venezuela. • 1821 CE -Simon Bolivar marched into Educador and added that territory to the new Colombian republic •1824 CE -Simon Bolivar led the revolutionary forces of Peru in their fight for independence and won a victory over the Spaniards at Auacucho. •1825 CE -Upper Peru became a separate state, named Bolivia in Simon Bolivar's honor •1825 CE -After a meeting in 1822 with another great liberator, Simon Bolivar became was elected president of Peru
  5. 5. Simon Bolivar was one of South America's greatest generals. His victories over the Spaniards won independence for Bolivia, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. He is called El Liberator (The Liberator) and the "George Washington of South America."
  6. 6. Simón Bolívar was born in July 24, He had two older sisters and a brother: María Antonia, Juana, and Juan Vicente. Another sister, María del Carmen, died at birth.[6] Bolívar's father died when Bolívar was two and a half years old. Bolívar's mother died when he was approaching nine years of age. In an effort to give Bolívar the best education possible, he received private lessons from the renowned professor Don Simón Rodríguez.
  7. 7.  Don Simón Rodriguez was later to become Bolívar's friend and mentor, and he instilled in the young man the ideas of liberty, enlightenment, and freedom.[7] In the meantime, all the love, affection, and attention given to Bolívar was from his nanny, Hipólita. Hipólita gave the young Bolívar all the affection he needed and indulged him in all his wishes and desires.
  8. 8. In 1813 he was given a military command in Tunja, New Granadahi easton (today Colombia), under the direction of the Congress of United Provinces of New Granada, which had formed out of the juntas established in 1810. This was the beginning of the famous Admirable Campaign. He entered Mérida on May 23, where he was proclaimed as El Libertado that event was followed by the occupation of Trujillo on June 9. Six days later, on June 15, he dictated his famous Decree of War to the Death.
  9. 9. Caracas was retaken on August 6, 1813 and Bolívar was ratified as "El Libertador", thus proclaiming the restoration of the Venezuelan republic. Due to the rebellion of José Tomás Boves in 1814 and the fall of the republic, he returned to New Granada, where he then commanded a force for the United Provinces and entered Bogotá in 1814, recapturing the city from the dissenting republican forces of Cundinamarca.
  10. 10. In 1817, with Haitian soldiers and vital material support (on the condition that he abolish slavery), Bolívar landed in Venezuela and captured Angostura (now Ciudad Bolívar). At that time, Venezuela remained a captaincy of Spain, however, and Bolívar decided that he would first fight for the independence of New Granada (which was a vice royalty), intending later to consolidate the independence of Venezuela and other less politically important Spanish territories.
  11. 11. Knowledge Courage Initiative Enthusiasm Justice
  12. 12. •It’s acquired information including professional knowledge &an understanding of you subordinates .nothing inspires confidence & respect more quickly than demonstrating this knowledge. •The individual who knows his job builds confidence in him as well as others. Lack of knowledge can’t be concealed. We can’t bluff our men. If we do not know the answer to a particular question, admit it, than get the information & pass it to those concerned
  13. 13. •Courage is a mental quality that recognizes fear or danger or criticism, but enable a man to proceed in the face of it with calmness & firmness. In simple terms, courage is the control of fear. It is a quality of mind that gives a man control over him-self enabling him to accept responsibility & to act properly into a threatening situation. It’s vital to leadership. •Leader must have moral as well as physical courage, Moral courage means knowing & standing for what is right in the face of disfavor.
  14. 14. •It’s seeing what has to be done & commencing a course action, even in the absence of orders, and is necessary in all ranks. Soldiers in the units quickly replace their commander who meets new & unexpected situation with prompt action. Encourage initiative among your subordinates by assigning those task commensurate with their grade & then allowing them out the details & finish the job. This does not mean you can assigning task & then do nothing else, we must know the job well enough to supervise properly.
  15. 15. •It’s the display of sincere interest and zeal in the performance of duties. It implies that you work with a cheerful & optimistic attitude, determined to do a good job. Thus it will be an example which will be emulated by those you lead. Enthusiasm is particularly important & instructing & training where, through example your interest and enthusiasm are reflected by our men.
  16. 16. •It is quality of a being impartial & consistent in exercising command. Justice involves the rendering of reward and the meting out of punishment in accordance with the merits of the case. Anger and other emotion must not enter into a situation. Prejudice of race or religion must be avoided. Few things will disturb the moral of an organization more quickly than unfairness or partiality of a leader toward a certain man or group of men.
  17. 17. In this presentation various kinds of leadership qualities were evaluated through special incidents that occurred in the real leaders life carrier of Simon Bolivar. His leadership qualities that Bolivar has each & every one can attach to our life. Because he was never ran away from challenges. His brave character was always admired by his subordinates, always they accept his commands.
  18. 18. Simon Bolivar was one of South America's greatest generals. His victories over the Spaniards won independence for Bolivia, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. He is called El Liberator (The Liberator) and the "George Washington of South America.“ Thus we can learn many things from his great qualities and become a better leader.