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 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 Ildefonso de Aragón y Abollado

Spanish engineer. It was born in Andalusia for the years from 1760. He received the office of Assistant Engineers in 1782. As sergeant major of Brigade, Lieutenant Colonel graduated, he embarked in March 1803. Since his arrival in the Philippines he was commandant of the weapon. It amounted to Colonel in 1814. He spent in…

Biography of Tulia Aragon

Famous Neapolitan poet, born in 1515 and died in 1565. It was the natural daughter of the Archbishop of Palermo Tagliavia, and a lady from Ferrara. She lived surrounded by admirers of her beauty and talent, and left plenty of poems and also the following works: Dialogo dell’ infinite d’amore; Il Meschino detto guerino.

Biography of Aurora Aragón Quezón

First Lady of the Philippines, wife of the first Philippine President Manuel Luis Quezón (1878-1945), born at Baler (Tayabas province, Luzon) on February 19, 1888 and died in Bongabon (Nueva Ecija) on April 28, 1949, which was murdered with her daughter by a terrorist group, an event that made him a symbol for his people….

Biography of Pedro de Aragón

Spanish humanist, born in Salamanca in 1542 and died in the same city in 1592. Augustinian religious follower of Fray Luis de León, was Professor of theology at Salamanca and Huesca. His works include De Iustitia et Iure. Bibliography TACK, T.V., Fr. Pedro de Aragón. His life, Doctrine and Works on Restitution, Chicago, 1957.

Biography of Luz Aragón

Writer and Spanish religious of the 19th century, of whose life and work are not known other data that membership in the order of the Dominican tertiary, and his composition of a dramatic piece entitled blessed Imelda, work that has been lost. It is a dramatic test comprised of four acts, written in verse, which…

Biography of Louis Aragon

Louis Aragon. Poet, Narrator, essayist, journalist and French translator, born in Paris on October 3, 1897 and died in his hometown on December 24, 1982. Author of an original and innovative poetic production that places him among the leading figures of the avant-garde, was one of the founders and broadcasters – alongside André Breton (1896-1966),…

Biography of Juana Aragón

Aristocrat Italian, of Spanish origin, probably born in Naples in 1500 and died in Rome in 1577. It was the illegitimate daughter of King Fernando el Católico; the mother’s name is unknown completely, but must have been, without a doubt, some Lady of the Italian nobility, with which the Catholic King would keep relations during…

Biography of Juan de Aragón

Spanish religious, Archbishop of Zaragoza (1460-1475), born in 1429 and died 19 November 1475 in Albalate de Cinca (Huesca). It was illegitimate son of Juan II of Aragón and a Lady of the family of Avellaneda. Raised in the itinerant court of the Aragonese monarchy, he received an education corresponding to their status, with preference…

Biography of Juan Aragón

Spanish painter who lived in Granada in the first half of the 16th century. He worked at the high altar of the monastery of Saint Jerome, founded by the great captain in Granada.

Biography of Hernando de Aragón

Religious reformer and Spanish politician, born in Zaragoza in 1498 and died in the same city from January 29, 1575. Hernando was the last member of the Aragonese Royal House that held the Archbishopric of Zaragoza (1539-1575), and was also the only one of them who felt the religious vocation and behaved as prelate in…

Biography of Fernando de. Duque de Calabria Aragón

Italian Aristocrat settled in Spain, where he held the position of viceroy of Valencia between 1526 and 1550. He was born in Andria (Puglia, Italy), 15 December 1488, and died in Valencia, on 26 October 1550. He was the son of Federico of Aragon, count of Altomara, and the second wife, Isabella of Naples, which…

Biography of Emilio Aragón

Emilio Aragón. Actor, comedian, presenter and Spanish television producer, born in Havana (Cuba) on April 16, 1959, whose full name is Emilio Tomás Aragón Álvarez. Member of a family with artistic tradition, is leading the profession in the genes; with him are six generations which have been uploaded on a stage. His professional debut was…

Biography of Miliki 

Emilio Aragón, “Miliki” Clown, actor and Spanish singer, born in Seville on November 4, 1929 and died in Madrid on November 18, 2012. His real name was Emilio Alberto Aragón Bermúdez, even though it was known under the artistic name of “Miliki”, who along with “Gabi” and “Grunt” (his brothers Gabriel and Alfonso) were the…

Biography of María del Carmen Aragón Azlor e Idiáquez

Duchess of Villahermosa and condesa-duquesa of Luna, born in Madrid in 1841 and died on November 5, 1905. Daughter of the fourteenth Duke of Villahermosa, Marcelino Aragón Azlor, who was Vice President of the Senate, academic and author of a remarkable translation of the Georgics of Virgil, married the count of Huaqui, José Manuel de…

Biography of Alonso de Aragón

Spanish religious born in Barcelona to 1502 and died August 19, 1552 in Monzón (Huesca). He was son of Alonso of Aragón, Archbishop of Zaragoza (1476-1520), and grandson, therefore, King Fernando el Católico. Both his father, don Alonso, as their middle brothers and following archbishops of Zaragoza, Juan of Aragon (1520-1530) and Hernando de Aragón,…

Biography of Alonso de Arzobispo de Zaragoza Aragón

Spanish religious, Archbishop of Zaragoza between 1478 and 1520, born in Cervera (Lleida) to 1470 and died on 23 February 1520 in Lécera (Zaragoza). He was the first male child (though illegitimate) of Fernando the Catholic and a Lady of the Catalan nobility, Aldonza Roig Iborra and Alemany. Doña Aldonza, subsequently married Francesc Galcerán Castro…

Biography of Alfonso de Aragón

Jesuit and Spanish grammarian who was born in 1585 and died in 1629. It was missionary to the Paraguay in 1616, and there contracted an illness that took him to the grave. He wrote some works of grammar.

Biography of Alfonso de. Duque de Segorbe Aragón

Chief of the realistic forces. He suffocated on the people of the people who revolted in Valencia to 1520 to defend their freedoms, partnering in Germania. He defeated the comuneros in Villareal and Castellón; made prisoner in front of Morella Miguel Estellés, one of the thirteen captains of Germania and ordered him hanged; He returned…

Biography of Juan Arago

General in the service of Mexico, was born in France in 1788 and died in 1836. Separate in 1815 from a fate that played in Perpignan, he embarked for New Orleans, young joined the expedition of Mina, and provided great services in the war of Mexican independence; Santana had him much of his triumphs; He…

Biography of Dominique François Jean Arago

Famous French astronomer born in Estagel, near Perpignan, in 1786 and died in Paris in 1853. As physicist and astronomer, his studies included the observation of the visible face of the Sun and its flipside, the solar planets, and electricity by magnetism induction. He experienced the laws of polarization of the light and the invention…

Biography of Jaime Aragall

Spanish tenor, born in Barcelona on June 6, 1939. As it is relatively common among the singers lyrical artists, began musical studies of late, since it was not until eighteen years that began to take singing lessons with Francisco Puig in his hometown, while working as a mechanic at a workshop of engines. From 1962,…

Biography of Yasir o Yasser Arafat

Yasser Arafat. Palestinian politician, historical leader of the struggle of his people against the israeli occupation, born in Jerusalem (by then, under British control) on August 24, 1929, with the name of Mohammed Abed Ar’ouf Arafat died in Paris on November 11, 2004. In 1969 he became head of the Organization for the liberation of…

Biography of Fray Domingo Aracena Baigorri

Chilean priest, born in Santiago in 1810 and died in 1874. Deep knowledge of philosophy, theology and – canonical and civil – law, did not forget neither literature nor the history. His works include several historical biographies such as fray Diego de Ojeda and fray Francisco Álvarez. He was a skilled linguist and translated several…

Biography of Ibn o Abenarabi Arabi

Spanish philosopher, born in Murcia in 1164, and died in Damascus in 1240. When he was still very young he moved to Seville, and from there, after a few years, traveled to Africa and lived in different parts of the North of this continent and the Middle East, where, reported to have lived many mystical…

Biography of Arabi Bajá o Ahmad Arab

Egyptian politician born in Heria Rosna in 1839 and died in Cairo on September 21, 1911. He was one of the organizers of the Egyptian nationalist movement which emerged in the late 19th century. He led this movement between 1881 and 1882. He was the son of a peasant family. As a youngster he enlisted…

Biography of Hermelo Arabena Williams

Chilean writer, municipal award of trial in 1946. Among his titles are books of poetry hour of the angelus (1940), Romances of the baby Jesus (1973), Romances of old streets (1975) and ash and sky (1976); He has also written novels as the Black Prince (1980) and black tulips (1983). Essayist include his books between…

Biography of Toribio Ara y Cáceres

Peruvian politician. He was born in Tacna in the year 1750. His parents were the chieftain of Tacna Don Carlos Ara and Ticona and Doña Josefa Cáceres. The first studied law at the University of San Javier de Chuquisaca, where he obtained the title of Attorney at law; and the mother of Toribio Ara was…

Biography of King of Ugarit Ar-Khalba

(Ar-kha-el-la-bu) King of Ugarit (Ras Shamra), eldest son and successor of Niqmadu II. AR-Khalba was contemporary of the Hittite King Mursilis II, who had to endure the revolt of much of Syria, whose cities, among them Ugarit, counted with the support of Egyptian troops (glasses with “cartridges” Horemhebhave been found in the Palacio real). Defeated…

Biography of Aquitofel

Counselor and friend of David until the moment they entered the conspiracy of Absalom. It advised that rebellious son who publicly abused women of his father, and b.c. hanged himself desperate year 1023

Biography of Aquis

King of Geth by the 1055 years b.c. The King David, fleeing from Saul, twice took refuge at the Court of Achish, who beat Saul and his sons.

Biography of Aquior

Head of the ammonites by years of 620 b.c. pondered before the Assyrian General Customs and laws of the Israelites, and was tied to a tree near Bethulia by order of Holofernes, Nabuconodosor general, in order to punish him severely after the city; the Israelites untied him and led him to Betulia, where after the…

Biography of Melchora Aquino

Philippine revolutionary, Banlat (current province of Rizal, Luzon)-born 6 January 1812 and died in the same town on March 2, 1919, known by the nicknames of mother of the Philippine Revolution and mother of the Katipunan, which is considered one of the mythical figures of his country in the struggle for independence against Spain. Daughter…

Biography of Felipe Aquino

Wise Rabbi, was born in Carpenia at the end of the sixteenth century and died in 1650. His real name was Mordecai, and when he embraced Christianity took the name of Aquino, his hometown; After his conversion, he went to Paris, where he obtained a professorship of Hebrew. His main work is a hebreo-caldeo dictionary…

Biography of Corazón Aquino

Philippine politics, Philippine President between 1986 and 1992, born on January 25, 1933 in Tarlac province. Died on August 1, 2009, from cancer, in the city of Manila. Known as Cory Aquino, his full name was María heart Aquino, although his birth was María heart Cojuangco. Belonging to one of the most powerful families of…

Biography of Carlos Aquino

Jesuit and writer, who was born in Naples in 1654 and died in 1740. He was Professor of rhetoric at Rome, and among his works, almost all written in latin, a collection of Odes entitled can quote: Anacreon mandatus; also a gazetteer agriculturae and a translation of the Divine Comedy of Dante.

Biography of Benigno Simeón Aquino

Philippine politician, born in Concepcion (Tarlac) on November 27, 1932 and died in Manila on August 21, 1983. Descendant of a family devoted to political life, at the age of 22 was one of the advisers of the Cabinet of the President Magsaysay. At that same age, he was elected Mayor of his hometown, Concepción….

Biography of Anastasio Aquino

Salvadoran chieftain, Chief of the tribe of the indigenous community of San Pedro Nonualco, born on date unknown and died on June 24, 1833. In 1832, Anastasio Aquino acaudilló an indigenous uprising against the Salvadoran Government. The most outstanding event of the uprising was the taking of the city of San Vicente, where Anastasio autocoronó…

Biography of Luis Aquin

French organist, was born in 1698 and died in 1772; it deployed an extraordinary talent at a young age, and the famous Handel took a trip to France only by hearing it. Among his works is the cantata of Circe, J.B. Rousseau.

Biography of Hubert Aquin

Novelist, journalist and playwright Canadian French, born in Montreal, Canada, in 1929 and died in 1977. Degree in philosophy from the Université de Montréal, he studied in Paris of a political nature. Back to his country, worked six years on Radio Canada, first as a radio scriptwriter and subsequently as an animator in the television…

Biography of Aquin

Writer of the fifteenth century, called the Severo, who lived at the Court of Otto, Duke of Bavaria. He cultivated poetry, philosophy and mathematics, and wrote a treatise on the proportion of sounds and numbers, and a few sermons.

Biography of Aquimelec

Great high priest of the Jews, contemporary of Saul and David. He gave the latter Shewbread and the sword of Goliath. Saul, envious of David, did give death to the great Pontiff and eighty-five individuals of his tribe.