Biography of Zorobabel Rodríguez Benavides (1839-1901)

Writer, journalist and prominent Chilean politician; his activity as a member of Parliament put at the head of the Liberal doctrines of freedom of teaching in his time. He/She collaborated in numerous publications, including the independent, economic journal, La Estrella de Chile, etc. He/She wrote the novel entitled the cave of the crazy Eustaquio (1863) and a dictionary of chilenismos (1875), as well as a miscellany of literary, political and religious (1873).