Mariano Osorio

Spanish general and Governor of Chile, from 1814 to 1815.

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Battle of Rancagua

Carga de O'Higgins, Pedro Subercaseaux
The Battle of Rancagua

The Battle of Rancagua, also known in Chile as the Disaster of Rancagua, occurred on October 1, 1814, to October 2, 1814, when the Spanish Army under the command of Mariano Osorio defeated the rebel Chilean forces led by Bernardo O’Higgins.

Royal Governor of Chile

The Royal Governor of Chile ruled over the Spanish colonial administrative district called the Captaincy General of Chile, and as a result the Royal Governor also held the title of a Captain General.

Flag of Spanish conquistadors with the crown of Castile on a red flag, used by Hernán Cortés, Francisco Pizarro and others

Mariano Osorio: (19 July 1814 – 26 December 1815)

Battle of Maipú

Battle fought near Santiago, Chile on April 5, 1818, between South American rebels and Spanish royalists, during the Chilean War of Independence.

Battle of Maipú, painted in 1837
Charge of Colonel Santiago Bueras during the battle.
The Hug of Maipú by Pedro Subercaseaux.
Royal Army of Chile

The Patriot rebels led by Argentine general José de San Martín effectively destroyed the Spanish forces commanded by General Mariano Osorio, and completed the independence of the core area of Chile from Spanish domination.

Bernardo O'Higgins

Chilean independence leader who freed Chile from Spanish rule in the Chilean War of Independence.

Portrait by José Gil de Castro
Ambrosio O'Higgins, Bernardo's father, whom he never met
Portrait of O'Higgins in the National Congress Library of Chile.
José Miguel Carrera, with whom O'Higgins had an ongoing feud
Bust of Bernardo O' Higgins, Richmond Upon Thames, Greater London, United Kingdom.
O'Higgins' breakout charge at the Battle of Rancagua
Generals José de San Martín (left) and Bernardo O'Higgins (right) during the crossing of the Andes.
O'Higgins meets Jose San Martin at the Battle of Maipu 1818.
Bernardo O'Higgins, erroneously depicted attending the declaration of Chilean independence.
Ramon Freire, Bernardo O'Higgins's closest ally, who was ultimately to depose him.
Bust of O'Higgins in Bogotá.
Mausoleum of O'Higgins in Cementerio General de Santiago, pictured by Recaredo Santos Tornero in Chile Ilustrado, in 1872

Further conflict was postponed by news that the royalists had decided to ignore the recent treaty, and were threatening Concepción under the leadership of General Mariano Osorio.

José Miguel Carrera

Chilean general, formerly Spanish military, member of the prominent Carrera family, and considered one of the founders of independent Chile.

General José Miguel Carrera

He and his forces were promptly surrounded, and after an entire day of fighting the Spanish commander Mariano Osorio was victorious in the Disaster of Rancagua, (1–2 October 1814).

Battle of Cancha Rayada (1818)

The Battle of Cancha Rayada (March 16, 1818), (also known in Chile as the Second Battle of Cancha Rayada or Surprise of Cancha Rayada) was fought in Chile between South American patriots and Spanish royalists, during the Osorio's campaign in the South American wars of independence.

List of colonial governors in 1814

Angola – José de Oliveira Barbosa, Governor of Angola (1810–1816)

Mariano Osorio, Governor and Captain-General of Chile (1814–1815)

List of colonial governors in 1815

Angola – José de Oliveira Barbosa, Governor of Angola (1810–1816)

Mariano Osorio, Governor and Captain-General of Chile (1814–1815)

List of colonial governors in 1818

List of colonial governors in 1818 grouped by the European empire under which they belonged.

Mariano Osorio, Governor and Captain-General of Chile (1818)

Manuel Rodríguez Erdoíza

Chilean lawyer and guerrilla leader, considered one of the founders of independent Chile.

Wearing his Húsares de la Muerte uniform
Monument of Manuel Rodríquez displayed in Bustamante Park in Santiago, Chile

However, Spanish forces led by General Mariano Osorio advanced from the south towards Santiago.