1833 – Born on June 30th in Turbaco, Colombia, when Panama was part of that country. A Panamanian nationalist, physician, and politician.
1855 – He came to Panama in 1855 and started working on the Panama Railroad as a doctor.
1903 – He was an important player on the independence movement.
1904-1908 – He was elected as president of Panama.
1909 – Retired from public life and died soon after in his house on San Felipe.