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Pedro Abanuza


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...

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Fermín Abanzit


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 Swi...

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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-noma...

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Agustín Abarca


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 f...

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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 a...

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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. A...

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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 st...

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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....

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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....

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Joaquín Abarca y Blaque


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 ...

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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....

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Pedro de Abarca


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 Salaman...

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Eduardo Abaroa


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...

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Bernardino Abarzúa Trocoso


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 m...

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Buenaventura Abárzuza y Ferrer


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 th...

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Ramón Abascal Heredero


Bullfighter Venezuelan, born in Madrid (Spain) in 1937. When Ramon was nine years old, his family moved to the Republic of Venezuela, a country in which, besides acquire a new nationality, the young Ramon was left to win by fans the bulls bullfighting of two ancient natural of those payments right-h...

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José Manuel Abascal


Spanish athlete, born in 1957 in Alceda (Cantabria). He was one of the great world endurance of the eighties and the first Spanish athlete to win a medal in track. Character very calculating in career, although he also got very fast records in the 1500 m, he debuted in the elite winning the 1,500 m ...

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Juan Abascal


Spanish politician born in the year 1784, whereby data on place of birth and place and date of death are unknown.Start your career in 1806, being appointed controller of post of Burgo de Osma. The following year it becomes official in the administration of Córdoba.During the war of independence the...

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(s. I-II)

Natural physician of Lyon, where exercised his art in the century I or II of our era. It was a liberto of the Emperor Augustus. Galen quotes him and ponders his antidote against snake bite....

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José Mariano de Abásolo


Military Mexican follower of the movement of the priest Hidalgo, born in 1783, in pain, in the State of Guanajuato, in the bosom of a wealthy family.He devoted himself to a military career and joined the regiment of dragons provincial de la Reina in San Miguel el Grande, where he attained the rank o...

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Abassa o Abbassa


Sister of Harun the Raschid, married by her brother in the year 810 Djafar the Barmecid, on the condition that they not consumarían marriage. Love made two husbands to forget the order had been received, and had a son who was secretly sent to Mecca. When the Caliph knew it, he had removed the life ...

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Andrés Abate


Neapolitan painter of natural history who was born at the end of the 17TH century and died in 1732. He was employed by the King of Spain, and left some estimated works....

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Abati Antonio


Italian poet, born in Gubbio in the early years of the 17TH century and died in Sinigaglia in 1667. He was in the service of the Archduke Leopoldo de Austria, and traveled through the Netherlands and France. When he returned to Italy, he was successively Governor of several cities of ecclesiastical ...

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Bocca del Abati

(s. XIII)

Famous Florentine noble thanks to Dante. This poet, in Canto XXXII of L'Inferno, places Abati Bocca among traitors to their homeland for having contributed to the loss of the battle of Montaperti, won the 4 September 1260 by the Ghibbelin....

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Joaquín Abati y Díaz


Writer and lawyer from Madrid, author of more than 120 comic works and librettos for operettas, alone or in collaboration with Carlos Arniches and Enrique García Álvarez, Antonio step, Gregorio Martínez Sierra. His work is notable for the simplicity of the plot and colourful detail. His most impo...

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