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  1. Biography of Pio Baroja
  2. Biography of Faustino Asprilla Hernan
  3. Just saw biography
  4. Biography of Juan Jacinto Lara

Biography of Pio Baroja

(1872/12/28 - 30/10/1956)

Pio Baroja
Spanish writer
He was born on December 28, 1872 in San Sebastián.
Son of Serafin Baroja and Zornoza; engineer of mines, and Carmen Nessi and Goñi.
He studied medicine in Madrid and Valencia, his doctorate degree in 1893 but he worked shortly as a doctor. Man of solitary and pessimistic, characteristics reflected in his works. His philosophical conception suffers the influence of Kant, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche. Arthur Shopenhauer left in him a deep antichristianism, trait of his personality that kept untouchable until his death. It was not a supporter of no political tendency and was criticized with socialism and fascism.
His first novel was bleak lives (1900), which was followed the same year the House of Aizgorri. A novel that is part of the first of his Trilogies, Basque land, which also includes the mayorazgo de Labraz (1903) and Zalacain the adventurer (1909). With adventure and wildlife Paradox complicit (1901), he started the fantastic lifetrilogy, expression of his anarchist individualism and his pessimistic philosophy, also integrated by way of perfection (1902) and Paradox King (1906).
He achieved fame outside of Spain through the trilogy the struggle for life, description of the underworld of Madrid, which form the search (1904), the weed (1904) and Red Aurora (1905). He travelled around Spain, Italy, France, England, the Netherlands and Switzerland, and in 1911 published the tree of science, possibly his most recognized novel. Between 1913 and 1935, appeared the 22 volumes of a historical novel, memoirs of a man of action, based on the kunai Eugenio de Avinareta, one of the ancestors of the author who lived in the Basque country at the time of the Carlist Wars. Between 1944 and 1948 appeared his memoirs, subtitled from the last turn of the road.
In 1935 it became part of the Royal Spanish Academyand emigrated to France when the Spanish Civil War, before returning in 19Upon his return, Pío Baroja settled in Madrid, where he carried a life away from any public activity, until his death on October 30, 1956.

Biography of Faustino Asprilla Hernan

(1969/11/10 - Unknown)

Faustino Hernán Asprilla
Colombian soccer player
He was born on 10 November 1969 in Tuluá (Valle del Cauca).
Up to 18 years of age played in the selection of Tulua. From 1988 he started playing at Deportivo Cúcuta, of the Colombian first Division, and from there went to Atletico Nacional of Medellín, with which he won the 1991 League. It was noted in the Pre-Olympic tournament of assumption, in which Colombia managed to qualify for the Olympic Games of Barcelona (1992).
Two years started playing in Parma, the Serie A of the Italian League. He helped his new club happened to be one of the big clubs in Italy and Europe (won the 1993 Cup Winners Cup, the Supercup in 1994 and 1995 UEFA Cup ).
He participated in the 1994 World Cup, in whose previous qualifying participated in a historic gesture to Colombia: victory by 0-5 vs. Argentina at the River Plate Monumental, in which Asprilla scored three goals.

Just saw biography

(1848/01/26 - 09/1912/13)

Just saw
Writer, journalist, educator and Mexican politician
He was born on January 26, 1848 in the port of Campeche, Campeche (Mexico) State. Son of the Yucatecan novelist Justo Sierra O'Reilly and Concepción Méndez.
He studied at the Mexican film school, and later at the Colegio de San Ildefonso. He published some poems in the newspaper El Globo, which also involved within the editorial board. In the newspaper, he befriended Ignacio Manuel Altamirano , who put him in contact with intellectuals and poets of liberalism. In 1871 she obtained her PhD in law.
He published his first literary essays from 1868, and soon after came into public life. In 1901 after a long trip through the United States and Europe, he returned to Mexico and was appointed Deputy Minister of public instruction and established Gardens of children, on May 16, 1905, achieving that it is created the Ministry of public instruction and fine arts.
He was a contributor to The Renaissance and many other newspapers where he published short stories, travel Chronicles, verses. Secretary of public instruction and fine arts during the regime of the general Porfirio Díaz, became, as a positivist and then as Spencer, one of the most important promoters of its educational project: founded the now Autonomous National University of Mexico (1910).
Highlights of his essays evolution policy of the Mexican people (1900-1902) and Juárez, his work and his time (1906).
Just saw died in Madrid on September 13, 19His body was carried to Mexico and was buried with great honors public. On the 100th anniversary of his birth the University declared master of America and his remains were moved to the Rotunda of illustrious men.

Biography of Juan Jacinto Lara

(1778/05/28 - 1859/02/25)

Juan Jacinto Lara
Hero of Venezuelan independence
He was born May 28, 1778 in Carora. Son of the Spanish Miguel Lara and Juana Paula Meléndez.
Dedicated to cattle breeding and agriculture in the Plains of Barinas.
At the beginning of the events of April 19, 1810 adheres to the young revolutionaries of the Patriotic society of the Metropolis and is appointed commander of the militia of Araure and Ospino. In 1811, under the command of Francisco de Miranda, he participated in the triumph of the Cerro del Morro on the taking of Valencia.
Araure in Guasdualito, fought near Urdaneta in 1812 and in 1814, at the sites of San Carlos, Valencia and the battle of Carabobo. In 1815 and 1816, stands in the taking of San Antonioor and Mucuritas. He accompanied the liberator in the surprise of the realist Morillo in Dungeon in 18Beside Santander beatTolra in Casanare in 1819.
In 1820, it controls the actions of Chiquinquirá and Valle Dupar (Colombia). In 1824, he was appointed commander of Division's rearguard army which obtains the triumph ofCorpahuaicounder the command of Sucre . In 1828, he served in the quartermaster and General Headquarters of the Department of Zulia and the Orinoco in 18Dissolved the Gran Colombia (1830) after the death of Simón Bolívar, he retired from public life in 1831.
Juan Jacinto Lara died on February 25, 1859 in Barquisimeto. His remains rest in the National Pantheon.