1825 – Born on the 28th of September in Cartagena de Indias.
1848 – He served as Judge of the circuit of Chiriqui, Panama.
1853 – He was elected governor of the Departamento of Bolívar.
1855 – He published his first volume of political essays, under the name of "La Federación".
1878 – He wrote hundreds of influential articles related to the constitutional reform for the newspapers.
– He wrote the lyrics for the Colombian National Anthem.
1894 – He died on the 18th of September in Cartagena de Indias.