Biography of Bernardino Álvarez (1514-1584)

Founder of the order of charity of San Hipólito; He/She was born in Seville in 1514 and died in 1584. He/She went to seek his fortune in the new world, and having gathered a large flow in the Peru, founded hospitals in Mexico, Veracruz, Acapulco and other cities of Nueva-espana. These hospitals were served by an almost Latin, called Association of San Hipólito, whose statutes were approved by Pope Inocencio XII.