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Manuel Rodriguez
President George W. Bush meets with President Alejandro Toledo of Peru, Manuel Rodriguez Cuadros, Foreign Minister of Peru, far left, and President Toledo’s wife, Ms. Elaine Karp, during the APEC Summit at La Moneda Presidential Palace in Santiago, Chile, on November 21, 2004. ..(UPI Photo via WH Eric Draper)

Manuel Javier Rodríguez Erdoíza (February 27, 1785 - May 26, 1818) Chilean lawyer and guerrilla leader, considered one of the founders of independent Chile.

He was born on 25 February 1785 and was the son of Don Carlos Rodríguez de Herrera y Zeballos, a customs officer of Peruvian nationality, and María Loreto de Erdoyza y Aguirre who was a young Chilean aristocrat.

Rodríguez entered the esteemed Carolino College where he was a classmate of José Miguel Carrera. He went on to study law at the Royal University of San Felipe, and subsequently became a lawyer in 1807.

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