Simon Bolivar vs. George Wshington. I loved it. I'd like to add that all those countries liberated by Bolivar were just one country, named "La Gran Colombia" (The Great Colombia). Later on in 1831, the country would divide in what we know today as Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Guyana, part of Brazil, Panama, Colombia and even parts of Nicaragua and Costa Rica's coasts - even though Panama continued to be part of Colombia until 1903-.
Last flag of Gran Colombia which was a nation state that encompassed much of northern South America and part of southern Central America from 1819 to 1831. This short-lived republic included the territories of present-day Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Panama, northern Peru and northwest Brazil. Gran Colombia's territory corresponded more or less to the original jurisdiction of the former Viceroyalty of New Granada.
Gran Colombia, formal name Republic of Colombia, short-lived republic (1819–30), formerly the Viceroyalty of New Granada, including roughly the modern nations of Colombia, Panama, Venezuela, and Ecuador. In the context of their war for independence from Spain, revolutionary forces in northern South America, led by Simón Bolívar, in 1819 laid the basis for a regular government at a congress in Angostura...
Mapa de la Gran Colombia 1811-1830, nótese que el mapa de Venezuela corresponde con en territorio de tierra firme de 1528 que en 1777 fue constituido en Capitanía General de Venezuela, se establece como frontera oriental los 1000 km del Rio Esequibo