Photo Gallery: Latin America's Last Revolutionary 03/06/2013
 Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías was born into a family of modest means on July 28,...
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Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías was born into a family of modest means on July 28, 1954 in Sabaneta, a town in the Venezuelan state of Barinas. His great-grandfather had fought as a guerilla against then-dictator General Juan Vicente Gómez.