Libertadores or "Liberators" in the Spanish language, refers to the leaders of the revolutions which gained the nations of Latin America independence from Spain. They were bourgeois creoles influenced by Liberalism and, in some cases, with military training in the metropolis.
Prominent Libertadores include:
The Copa Libertadores is a football tournament among teams of South America and Mexico.
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