Biography of Domingo García Quintana (s. XIX)

Presbyter and Spanish politician, of which the data concerning the place and date of birth and death are unknown.

Deputy for Lugo to the Cortes of Cadiz, he/she swore on October 14, 1810. Author of project (Isla de León, 1810), on finding money with that go to urgent needs, and good citizen (Cádiz: Quintana, 1810), brochure which wanted to renew the Spanish political mentors, banishing forever the Goths, according to check you in face the reactionary important notice. He/She sent an "urgent response" to number 30 of the general editor (in the Chronicles of cuts), in which rectifies: did not say that it does not know the cause of his imprisonment, but he/she presumed it, although you did not know with certainty. Here, he/she received three counters, the other four in Galicia the eve of your shipment.He published manifesto which makes the nation Spanish in general, and to the Kingdom of Galicia in particular its Deputy in courts in the province of Lugo (Coruña. office of Antonio Rodríguez, 1811), to which follows a precise addition. It is an important text, which in addition to biographical details, says that you formed you cause by having reconvened to courts, not have known these impeach to the authorities that the people had no confidence, Central Board, and Regency, but also military commanders in many provinces; and having allowed the persecution of Patriots.March 11, 1811 he/she retired from the sessions, presenting subsequent motivation, founded in Deputy is a soldier civil obligation to defend his position, equal to having withdraw promptly when his tenure only expects a disappointment. He/She is commanded to form cause 22, are deprived of the diets on 29 April, and was arrested at his home on May 24.He presented new representation in December 5, 1811, which is surely the one published with the title of exposed makes the Spanish nation..., MP that has been able to not be in the present cuts (Cádiz, 1811). Resolution of the courts, on 7 December, was to dismiss and removal of all, with a warning that is more cautious in the future.

His progressivism was short bellows, because already in the single, initial review editor, number 351, on May 30, 1812, he/she says that on July 6, 1809 he/she referred to the Commission of Cortés of the Central Board a Spanish Statute, whose Chapter 2 º proposed to preserve the faith of our fathers, without Inquisition unscathed. Then thought that their resettlement is necessary to stop the progress of wickedness. He/She claims to be Catholic and father of many children, what not combines very well with his priestly status, unless it's spiritual sons.


RIAÑO, Camilo: The Lieutenant General Don Antonio Nariño. Bogotá, 1973.

Editor, n. 36, 20 July 1811 and n. 351, 30 may 1812.

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