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Pedro Abanuza - (1599-1619)
Spanish scholar, born in Seville in 1599 and died in 1619. He published a review of the decretals with title of Ad titulum XV, sagitarris lib. V decretalium proelectio; also has a comment (manuscript) of some books of martial, directed against the critical queTeodoro of Marcilly, under the pseudonym of Musambert, had made martial reviews Lorenzo Ramírez de Prado. Read more...

Fermín Abanzit - (1679-1777)
French scholar, born at Uzès in 1679 and died in Geneva in 1777. He was versed in all the sciences, and enjoyed such a reputation, that King Guillermo made him offers ventajosisimas to arrest him in England, but the maternal tenderness was called to Geneva. Abanzit was a Protestant and lived in Switzerland since the revocation of the edict of Nantes. His works treat of history, criticism, geology, and some other branches of science. Read more...

Abaoji - (¿-926)
Military leader of the kitanes, born on date undetermined and deceased in the year 926, founded a State reminiscent of the Empire Chinese neighbor who came to extend more South of the great wall taking advantage of a dynastic crisis situation.As head of the Yeh-lu, one of the tribes of the semi-nomadic mongol people of the kitanes, Abaoji served as great Khan for three years, and at the end of his mandate led the unification of their nation, reflected in the emergence of a powerful State Kitan e Read more...

Agustín Abarca - (1882-1953)
Chilean painter, born in Talca on 27 December 1882 and died in Santiago de Chile on May 28, 1953. Disciple of Pablo Burchard and Pedro Lira, his work had as main reason the natural landscape, which grew influenced by three artistic movements: romanticism, decoration and especially symbolism.It was formed in the Lyceum of men and the commercial Institute in his hometown, but he devoted himself to painting after meeting Pablo Burchard, in 1900. In 1904 he moved to Santiago to study at the Catholic Read more...

Ana Francisca Abarca de Bolea - (ca. 1602-1685)
Narrator, poet and Cistercian religious Spanish, born in Zaragoza in April 19, 1602, and deceased in Casbas (Huesca) in 1685. In the line of so many other Spanish nuns of late-Baroque which was meant for her accused literary vocation, he left an interesting production that revealed her not only as an inspired poet, but also as one of the first novelists of the letras hispánicas (next to María de ZayasMadrid).Born in an illustrious aristocratic family that had located their ancestral mansion op Read more...

Íñigo Abarca de Bolea - (s. XVI)
Poet and mystic Spanish scholar, born in Zaragoza in the 16th century. Belonging to an aristocratic family, he received from his youth a careful humanistic training that led him to suddenly leaning towards the cultivation of literary creation, without forgetting why his deep religious convictions. As a man of faith, put his pen at the service of the great contrarreformista stream which agitated the letters around the middle of the 16th century Spanish, to proclaim the virtues of prayer in his wr Read more...

Luis Abarca de Bolea - (¿1617?-ca. 1653)
Poet and Spanish military, born around the year 1617 in Zaragoza and died after 1650. Belonging to an aristocratic family, he inherited the titles of count of las Almunias and Marqués de las Torres, and wore the distinctive cross of the order of Santiago in his chest. In his role as military, he stood out for his work on various military campaigns in Flanders, activity that didn't grow correctly the poetic genre, literary tastes and the aesthetic canons of his time. Among his compositions in ve Read more...

Martín Abarca de Bolea y Castro - (s. XVI)
Spanish poet. Several poetic works published, include Las Lágrimas of San Pedro, Orlando El Enamorado, El Determinado Orlando and the stories of the greatness and wonderful things of the eastern provinces, printed in Zaragoza in 1601, and which is an interpretation of the work of Marco Polo. Read more...

Gerónimo Abarca de Bolea y Portugal - (s. XVI)
The 16th century Aragonese Tycoon. He wrote in latin a history of the Kingdom of Aragon, which has brought Zurita many documents and that was never published is. Read more...

Joaquín Abarca y Blaque - (1780-1844)
Bishop of Leon, born in Huesca in 1780 and died in Lanzo (Turin) in 1844.LifeHe studied philosophy and earned a doctorate in Civil and Canon law at the University of Huesca (apparently); then he moved to Madrid to study jurisprudence and graduated in law. He worked after lawyer at Huesca, attaining a professorship of civil law and and the office of attorney general near the ecclesiastical court. In 1808 he was imprisoned by the French in Zaragoza, as already it was then distinguished by their an Read more...

María Abarca - (s. XVII)
Amateur painter who lived in Madrid in the middle of the 17TH century and stood out in the realization of portraits. Read more...

Pedro de Abarca - (1619-1697)
Theologian and Spanish Jesuit historian born in Jaca (Huesca) in 1619 and died August 23, 1697 in Salamanca. He entered the society of Jesus in 1641, at the age of 22. He taught theology in the Colegio de San Ambrosio in Valladolid and then in around a quarter of a century, the University of Salamanca. He was also master of the Guild of this University and chronicler of Castile. He wrote some treatises of theology, such as the Tractatus teologici Scientia Dei ('the science of God theological Tre Read more...

Eduardo Abaroa - (1838-1879)
Bolivian Patriot, born in San Pedro de Atacama on October 13, 1838 and died in Calama in 1879. Symbol of military heroism in the service of the fatherland, Abaroa headed the civil resistance against the Chileans and fought to give his life heroically in defense of the interests of Bolivia, which has happened to the history of his country as a prototype of patriotism.Educated with austerity in their native environment, he came to conquer a respectable position among their peers thanks to its resp Read more...

Bernardino Abarzúa Trocoso - (1876-?)
Religious and Chilean journalist, born in Linares on September 28, 1876 and died on date that is unknown.Son of Bernardino J. Abarzúa and Rudecinda Troncoso, learned his first letters in his hometown, completed later in high school, where he obtained the degree of Bachelor in humanities. Later he moved to Santiago to join the seminar. Ordered priest and served as magisterial work. For much of his life he devoted himself to journalism; Thus, in 1905 he worked as Chief Editor at the newspaper El Read more...

Buenaventura Abárzuza y Ferrer - (1843-1910)
Politician, diplomat, journalist, and Spanish dramatist, born in Havana (Cuba) in 1843 and died in Madrid in 1910. In his brilliant career of public man, belonged to the Constituent Cortes of 1869 and 1873, and to the King Amadeus I of Savoy. He was Minister on several occasions (the last one, as the holder of the portfolio of State in the Government of Antonio Maura), Senator and Ambassador of Spain in Paris.On October 1, 1898, in his capacity as Senator, became one of the signatories of the ag Read more...

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