Ambrose O'Higgins
 

Ambrose O'Higgins

SPANISH STATESMAN

For a time, Ambrose O’Higgins lived in the Spanish city of Cádiz where he enrolled in the Spanish Imperial Service, before later serving in present day Argentina. Rising in the services of Spain to eventually become governor of Chile, O’Higgins was instrumental in the construction of a road between the capital, Santiago, and the port of Valparaiso, and he was also heavily involved in the building of the Palacio de la Moneda (Mint Palace) in Santiago. His son, Bernardo O’Higgins, would later become Chile’s independence leader and the family name lives on in that country.

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Ambrose O'Higgins and other Great Irish People are featured in the book Great Irish People - A Dictionary of Irish Biography, which you can buy online here.
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Ambrose O'Higgins Print

This beautiful print of Ambrose O'Higgins (1720 - 1801) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of Ambrose O'Higgins printed beside the portrait.

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