242 243 The population of Bogotá alone has increased from just over 300,000 in 1938 to approximately 8 million today."José Celestino Mutis in New Granada: A life at the service of an Expedition (17601808.

Jean-Baptiste Louis Gros was who brought the daguerreotype process to Colombia in 1841.Ayala Diago, César Augusto (2000).97 The violence between the two political parties decreased first when Gustavo Rojas deposed the President of Colombia in a coup d'état and negotiated with the guerrillas, and then under the military junta of General Gabriel París.

Afro-Colombian and indigenous populations are disproportionately affected."Independencia del Caribe colombiano 18101821" (in Spanish).