Baldomero Sanín Cano

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Baldomero Sanín Cano (1861 in Rionegro, Antioquia – 1957 in Bogotá) was a Colombian essayist, journalist, linguist, humanist and university professor.

He graduated as a teacher in the Normal de Rionegro, in the department of Antioquia, and became undersecretary of the Reyes administration and ambassador of Colombia in England. He was a collaborator of the Hispania magazine and an editor of the newspaper La Nación of Buenos Aires. He served as a Minister in Argentina 1934. He was a member of the Academia Colombiana de la Lengua. He was also Rector of the University of El Cauca in Popayan and also collaborator of El Tiempo in Bogota.

Works[edit]

  • La administración Reyes 1904-1909 (1909)
  • Colombia hace sesenta años (1888)
  • An elementary Spanish grammar (1918)
  • La civilización manual y otros ensayos (1925)
  • Indagaciones e imágenes (1926)
  • Manual de historia de la literatura española (1926)
  • Crítica y arte (1932)
  • Divagaciones filológicas y apólogos literarios (1934)
  • Ensayos (1942)
  • De mi vida y otras vidas (1949)
  • El humanismo y el progreso del hombre (1955)
  • Pesadumbre de la belleza y otros cuentos y apólogos (1957)
  • Letras colombianas (1984).

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