Ángel Rivero Méndez

Journalist, Military Person

1856 – 1930

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Who was Ángel Rivero Méndez?

Captain Ángel Rivero Méndez was a Puerto Rican soldier, writer, journalist and a businessman who is credited with inventing the "Kola Champagne" soft drink. As a soldier in the Spanish Army, Rivero fired the first shot against the United States in Puerto Rico in the Spanish-American War.

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Born
Oct 2, 1856
Trujillo Alto
Also known as
  • Angel Rivero Mendez
  • Ángel Rivero-Méndez
Ethnicity
  • White Latin American
Profession
Died
Feb 23, 1930
Trujillo Alto
Resting place
Old San Juan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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