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Joaquín Riascos

1912 Oil Painting by unknown artist

In office
May 12, 1867 – June 28, 1867
Preceded by Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera
Succeeded by Santos Acosta

14th President of the Sovereign State of Magdalena
In office
1875 – August 8, 1875
Preceded by José Ignacio Diaz Granados
Succeeded by Manuel Davila García

8th President of the Sovereign State of Magdalena
In office
April 24, 1867 – 1868
Preceded by Tomás Abello
Succeeded by José Ignacio Diaz Granados

Born November 9, 1833(1833-11-09)
La Chorrera, Panamá, New Granada
Died August 8, 1875 (aged 41)
San Juan del Cesar, Magdalena, United States of Colombia
Birth name Manuel Joaquín de Santa Isabel Riascos García
Nationality Colombian
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Concepción Jimeno Munive
Occupation Soldier (General), politician
Religion Roman Catholic
Military service
Allegiance Colombian Liberal Party
Rank General
Battles/wars Colombian Civil War (1860–1862)

Manuel Joaquín Riascos García (November 9, 1833 - August 8, 1875) was a Colombian General and politician who became acting President in rebellion of the United States of Colombia in 1867 for 45 days.



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