Francisco de Miranda - A Revolutionary in London Virtual Tour
The adventures of Francisco de Miranda who helped found modern Venezuela but who spent much of his life in London. #virtualtraveltours
Francisco de Miranda was a remarkable man, being involved in the American War of Independence, the French Revolution and the Spanish and American Wars of Independence, but he spent much of his life in London. In 1810 a new generation of revolutionaries led by Simon Bolivar and Andres Bello visit Miranda in London in a bid to win support from the British for the South American rebellion against the Spanish. Will the British government support a revolution in South America as part of a political chess game against Napoleonic France? This Virtual Tour around Fitzrovia explains what happened next.
The Virtual Tour will consist of a slide show with commentary which you can watch via the Zoom conferencing system. You'll be able to ask Rob questions during and after the tour.