Pedro Juan Caballero
He was born in Tobati,
in 1785, his mom was Lucia Garcia and his father the commander Luis
Caballero; He died because of the fatigue alter the success of a
hard and decisive mission shortly before the battle of Tebicuary.
The captain caballero had a superb presentation against Belgrano
in Paraguari and Tebicuary. When it was eminent the opening of the
revolutionary process, Pedro Juan Caballero assumed the leadership
role for the patriots because of the absence of chiefs of higher
ranks, Yegros and Cabañas.
In the night of the
14 of may the captain caballero occupied the Infantry barracks or
the Plaza Barrack, also known as the barrack of the school, because
it was right beside the Caroline school, finally called the Revolutionary
barrack under Pedro Juan Caballero, at his command were bestowed
on his order the spoils of the barracks of the Barrack of the Rivera
and the artillery.
It was dawning the
15 of May, and with the Paraguayan Independence, offering of decision
and bravery of the young captain and lieutenant. One shot of 21
cannons greeted the birth of the independent country.
Invovolved with the
supposed conspiration of the 20´s was thrown into prison and
he killed himself in his cell, it is said he wrote on his cell wall
"I know well that suicide atemts against Gods law and that
of men but the thirst of blood of the Tyrant of my land, wont be
quenched with my blood.¨