Biography of Plácido Arango Arias

Business Spanish, born in Tampico (Mexico) on May 15, 1931, President of the Prince of Asturias Foundation, Director of the Banco Bilbao-Vizcaya, and member of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of the Prado in Madrid. Son of Spanish immigrants, began studying medicine, but abandoned them in the first course to enroll in economy…

Biography of Francisco Arango y Parreño

Politician and Cuban Economist, born in Havana on May 22, 1765 and died in the same city on March 21, 1837, which was one of the leading figures of the Cuban artwork. Life Hidalga and well-to-do family, were his parents Ciriaco Arango, Royal Ensign of the Ayuntamiento de la Habana, and Julia Parreño. He studied…

Biography of Luis Ángel Arango

Lawyer and Colombian financial, was born in Medellín in 1903 and died in Santa Fe de Bogotá on January 13, 1957. He made his secondary studies in the Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario. He then joined the National University of Colombia, where he received the degree in law and political science. His occupation…

Biography of José Luis Araneda Carrasco

Military chileno, born in Chillán Viejo in 1848, and died in Santiago in 1912. He carried out a brilliant career that culminated with his heroic performance in the combat of bleeding where resisted attack by Peruvian forces, under the command of Colonel Vento, who were ten times higher than yours.

Biography of Andrés Arango y Núñez del Castillo

Military, politician and Spanish writer born in Havana (Cuba) in 1773 and died in this city in 1865. Son of Anastasio Arango and Feliciana Nunez of the Castillo. Since childhood he was Cadet white militias of Havana infantry regiment, and fourteen also artillery. Already in Spain, in 1801, he was a square of cadet in…

Biography of Rafael Arango y Núñez del Castillo

Military Spanish born in Havana (Cuba) in 1788 and died in the same city on November 6, 1850. Brother of Andrés Arango and Castillo Núñez, child went to the Peninsula and sat square of cadet in the regiment of infantry of Granada, where he continued his military studies in the company of his brother Andrés….

Biography of José Manuel Arango

Poet and translator Colombian. He was born in the municipality of Carmen de Viboral (Antioquia) in 1937 and currently works as a Professor of mathematical logic at the University of Antioquia. He studied philosophy at the Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia in the city of Tunja. She obtained a master in philosophy at the…

Biography of Arturo Arango

Narrator and Cuban essayist, born in Manzanillo in 1950. Author of a brilliant narrative production progressing through the generic channels of the novel and the story to address, with depth and rigour does not exempt of beauty, all the most characteristic aspects of the reality of his people, is considered one of the best exponents…

Biography of Anastasio Arango

Military Spanish born in Havana, on 22 February 1772 and died in the same city in 1856. Son of Feliciano Nunez of the Castillo, soon decided on the arms race, sitting Cadet square in King’s immemorial infantry regiment, on July 20, 1787. In 1788, his battalion was destined to the peninsula, acantonando Toro. His mathematics…

Biography of Débora Arango Pérez

Painter and watercolorist Colombian born on November 11, 1907 in the city of Medellín and died on 4 December 2005 in Envigado. He completed his secondary studies in the Colegio María Auxiliadora in his hometown, and then in painting at the Institute of fine arts in the same city, where retired within two years because…

Biography of Alejandro Arango y Escandón

Mexican writer, born in Puebla in 1821 and died in the city of Mexico in 1883. He was the second director of the Mexican Academy of language and leading figure in the conservative party. He held the office of trustee and President of the City Council of the capital, judge of the Court of Justice…

Biography of Gonzalo Arango Arias

Colombian poet, founder of the Rentería. Gonzalo Arango Arias was born in Andes (Antioquia) and died in Tocancipa (Cundinamarca). He was the youngest of thirteen children of a conservative family, and completed his secondary studies in Liceo Antioqueño. He entered the University of Antioquia to study law, race abandoned for three years. Provocative, outrageous, and…

Biography of Alejandro Arango

Mexican painter, born in the city of Mexico in 1950. During the period from 1960 to 1972 he studied advertising and fine arts at the La Esmeralda national school. His first individual exhibition was setting the French Alliance of the city of Mexico in 1974. His work has crossed important galleries and cultural institutions in…

Biography of Luis. Arana y Goiri

Basque nationalist politician and, along with his brother Sabino Arana, first theoretician of rising Basque nationalism. His father, Santiago spider and Ausotegui, owner of a shipyard on the banks of the Nervion river, was a prominent militant Carlist which, because of its direct intervention in the Carlist War III (1872-76), had to take refuge in…

Biography of Vicente Aranda

Director and writer of Spanish Cinema born November 9, 1926 in Barcelona. His full name is Vicente Aranda Ezquerra. After the end of the Spanish Civil War, Aranda did not continue with their studies and faced all kinds of jobs for several years. In the same vein continued during his long stay in Caracas (Venezuela),…

Biography of Carlos Arana Osorio

Military and Guatemalan politician, President of Guatemala between 1970 and 1974, born on July 17, 1918 in Barberana (Santa Rosa) and died on December 6, 2003, in Guatemala City. Graduated from the Academia Militar de Guatemala in 1939, Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio was Undersecretary of defense from 1957 to 1958, and between 1966 and 1967…

Biography of Ernesto Arancibia

Director of Argentine cinema, which dealt mainly with romantic themes. His films, of correct invoice and impeccable Assembly, was characterized for being strict in adaptations. He died in a tragic car accident the night of the premiere of his latest film, fifth national year, along with several of the young performers of this, when he…

Biography of Juan Aranda

Spanish sculptor, who lived in the same era as Francisco Aranda. She worked with him in the Cathedral of Toledo, and did some works for the of Jaén, as a concept and two statues of Kings.

Biography of Diego de Aranda

Spanish sculptor of the 16th century, born in Granada. It was a disciple and friend of Diego de Siloé and worked with him in the Cathedral of Granada. He is the author of the images that adorn the covers of the Granada churches of Santa Ana and San Ildefonso. It also intervened in the pedestals…

Biography of Rosa María Aranda Nicolás

Poet, storyteller, playwright and Spanish journalist, born in Zaragoza in 1920 and died in his hometown on September 21, 2005. In addition to grow with remarkable success literature and journalism, he excelled as an athlete in skiing and swimming patterns, and became one of the pioneers in the emancipation of women in contemporary Spain. In…

Biography of Santiago Dimas Aranda

Poet, Narrator and Paraguayan playwright born in Villa Rica del Espíritu Santo (in the Department of Guaira) in 1924. Author of a notable literary production covering the main generic forms of creative writing (novel, story, poetry and theater), is considered to be one of the most representative of the so-called “promotion of 50”, along with…

Biography of Francisco Aranda

Politician and legislator Venezuelan, born in Caracas on 18 may 1798 and died in the same city on October 26, 1873. He was a precocious child who was studying latin at age 6 and 10 received a literary award from the University of Caracas. In 1816 was the main Caracas accounting officer. Three years later…

Biography of Pedro Manuel de Arandía y Santisteban

Governor general Spanish in the Philippines, born in Ceuta and died in Manila from May 31, 1759 (other sources point June 1), who was head of the Government of the islands between 1754 and 1759, period during which important military and economic reforms carried out. Coming from a family of Basque origin, Arandía Pedro followed…

Biography of Sabino Arana y Goiri

Writer, politician and Spanish philologist, great theorist and diffuser of Basque nationalism. He was born in Abando (Bilbao) on January 26, 1865 and died in Pedernales (Vizcaya) in 1903. He was educated in the Carlist your home environment, as his father, Santiago spider, was with fervor; in 1883 he moved to Barcelona (1883-1888) to study…

Biography of Antonio Aranda Mata

Military Spanish engineer geographer and staff body. He excelled in the campaign of Morocco, as well as the oppression of the revolution of Asturias in October 1934. At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War was Colonel; It was immediately available from the rebels. Military commander of the plaza de Oviedo, starred in one of…

Biography of Raúl Aranda Pérez

Bullfighter Spanish, born January 3, 1952 in Almazora (Castellón). When he was two months old, his family moved to Zaragoza, where grew up, and started in the art of the young Raúl Cúchares, so it has always been considered as one of the most representative of the Aragonese hobby swords. Early torero, with only fourteen…

Biography of Gaspar Arandas

Spanish, natural silversmith of Tarragona who lived at the end of the 17TH century. He worked the front, monument URN, and the virile served in the eighth of the Corpus of the Cathedral of Tarragona.

Biography of Antonio Aranda

Traveller and Spanish writer of the order of Franciscans who died in 1555. In 1530 he took a trip to the Holy Land, and on his return he was appointed confessor of Queen María of Hungary and Joan of Portugal, daughters of Carlos V. Among his writings deserves special mention the entitled true information of…

Biography of Antonio “Jarana” Arana y Carmona

Bullfighter Spanish, born in Seville on April 9, 1868 and died in his hometown on May 9, 1928. On the planet of the bulls, it is known by the nickname of “Jarana”. Moved from an accused bullfighting fans, abandoned his first craft of stonemason – who from an early age – to try their luck…

Biography of Francisco Araja

Musician Neapolitan 18th-century, master of Chapel of Ana Ivanowna, Empress of Russia. His major operas are: Berenice; Love Princess; Zero Lucio; Abiatore; Semiramide; Scipione; Arsace; Seleucus, Bellerofonte; Alessandro nelle Indie; Russia afflitta and inconsolata; Cefalo and Pocris, written in Russian.

Biography of Óscar Araiz

Dancer, choreographer and director of Argentine ballet, born in Bahia Blanca on December 2, 1940. He studied dance with the teachers Locardi, Schottelius and Hoyer and debuted in 1958 at the Teatro Argentino de La Plata. In 1964 he undertook a tour of South America with a small own company, which lasted until 1967. The…

Biography of Pedro Eugenio Aramburu

Military and politician born in Río Cuarto in Córdoba province, on May 21, 1903, Argentine, son of Carlos Aramburu Núñez and Leocadia Cilveti. He studied at the military College of the nation between 1919 and 1922 and later in the Superior School of war. For years was an officer loyal to the Government of general…

Biography of Arakhu

(A-ra-khu) Urarteo, son of Haldita, character that could do with the control of Babylon to revolt against Darius I. He claimed to be Nebuchadnezzar, a son of Nabonidus. He was defeated by Umintaparna, Persian and server Darío I military, in 521 BC After being taken prisoner, he was impaled on Babylon together with other rebels,…

Biography of Sebastian Aragonese

Draughtsman and antiquary, born in Brescia; He died in 1561. Cited a picture his representing el Salvador between dos Santos, and a work entitled ancient Monumenta urbis et brisciani en agri.

Biography of Fernando Aramburu

Spanish writer, born in San Sebastián in 1959. In the mid-1980s he moved to live in Germany where he teaches Spanish. Author of several books of poems, 1996 published in fires with lemon his first work in prose in which he worked for more than eight years. This first novel was a literary event that…

Biography of Francisco Araiza

Mexican tenor; He was born in Mexico City on October 4, 1950. He studied at the Conservatory of his hometown with Irma González and debuted with only twenty years as Jaquino in Fidelio by Beethoven. From 1974, he studied at the Musikhochschule in Berlin with Erik Werba and Richard Holm. It has belonged to the…

Biography of Luis Aragonés

Luis Aragones Spanish footballer and football manager, born on July 28, 1938 in Hortaleza, Madrid, and also died in Madrid, on February 1, 2014. Until the age of eleven, he studied at the Escuela Nacional de Hortaleza and then at the colegio Nuestra Señora del Recuerdo. In 1952 died his father, so it was forced…

Biography of Alejandro Araldi

Natural, Italian painter of Parma, died in 1518. It had by maestro Juan Bellini from Venice, and painted some pictures for the churches of his native town, among them a very remarkable Annunciation.

Biography of Jesús Arámbarri y Gárate

Conductor and Spanish composer, born in Bilbao on April 13, 1902 and died in Madrid on July 11, 1960. He studied at the Conservatory of his hometown disciplines of singing and piano, later into the study of the body, where he was a student of Jesús Guridi, which also was a student of composition in…

Biography of Francisco Aragonés Montaner

Spanish writer, son of José Aragonés and Teresa Montaner, born 10 April 1764 in Duesaigües (Tarragona) and died on 4 March 1837 in Barcelona. Driven by his religious vocation, he took the Franciscan habit on October 17, 1779. A decade later, on November 3, 1789, he won a Chair in your order, from which he…

Biography of Lucrecia Arana

Singer Spanish tiple-contralto, born in Haro (La Rioja) on November 23, 1871 and died in Madrid on March 9, 1927. It became very popular for his performances in the genre of the zarzuela in late 19th century and early 20th century. He possessed great breadth of voice records, with capacity for the bass filled with…

Biography of Eugenio Aram

Natural, English scholar of Yorkshire, famous for his talent and his tragic end. Finding teacher at a school in Lyon in 1578, he was prisoner on charges of a murder committed thirteen years earlier, sentenced to death despite a brilliant defense, and executed in York in 1579. He left without concluding a Celtic languages comparative…

Biography of King of Urartu Aramu

(A-ra-mu or A-ra-me) First King of Urartu, known by the Assyrian sources from the time of Shalmaneser III, King who led several military campaigns against Aramu as indicated on the black Obelisk (now in the British Museum). The long reign of Aramu is virtually unknown, although his country was consolidated as an independent Kingdom. In…

Biography of Isaac Ben Moses Arama

Thinker and Jewish preacher born in Zamora. He was called as Rabbi to Calatayud, where he wrote most of his works. Anti-aristotelista was featured. For him, religious truth is above philosophy, and this has major limitations, since it can only lead to the God of nature. It criticizes Maimonides and refuses to build faith in…

Biography of Aram

Fifth son of Shem, Patriarch of the Aramaeans, who populated the Syria and Mesopotamia, played a great part in the ancient world.

Biography of Araki Nobuyoshi

Japanese photographer born in Tokyo on May 25, 1940. The Chiba University graduate in photography and film directing in 1963, one year later awarded Taiyo for its photographic collection “Satchin”, a series of images grouped under a generic title that the author borrowed from the nickname of a girl. In 1971 he presented the ‘Senchimentaru”(“a…