Juan Pablo Duarte Diez was born #onthisday January 26th 1813 A.D. and died on July 15th, 1876 A.D. He was one the founding fathers of Dominican Republic. He was saw as a liberal thinker, a visionary along with fellow Matias Ramon Mella and Francisco del Rosario Sanchez. Widely seen as a force behind the Dominican republic and its independence from Hatian rule in 1844 A.D.
Juan would help create the political organization La Trinitaria to fight against the Haitian occupation, this allow them create its borders, independence and to be self-sufficient nation.
Through Diez with the finances and inspiration to fight for Dominican War of Independence which was paying a toll and would eventually finished his finances. His views was seen as a controversial figure and a conservative and even a powerful Dominicans at the time.