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Colombians, weapons have given you independence, but only laws will give you freedom
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General Francisco de Paula Santander (Villa del Rosario de Cúcuta, Colombia, April 2, 1792 – Santafé de Bogotá, Colombia, May 6, 1840), one of the heroes (libertadores) of the Colombian independence movement, and founding father of the modern-day country, known as El Hombre de las Leyes (the man of the laws).