Genaro Estrada

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Genaro Estrada (June 2, 1887 – September 29, 1937) was a Mexican statesman, academic, and writer.

Estrada was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa. He served as a journalist in Mazatlán early in life, then moved to Mexico City in 1912, where he was professor at the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria and entered the capital's cultural and political life. He became involved in government after the Mexican Revolution, by the end of the 1920s serving as ambassador to Spain and minister to Portugal and Turkey. He later became professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where he founded the Academia Mexicana de la Historia. He also published a novel, Pero Galín (1926), and four books of satirical and political poetry. He died in Mexico City in 1937.

References[edit]

  • Eladio Cortés (1992). "Estrada, Genaro". Dictionary of Mexican Literature. Greenwood Publishing. pp. 216–218. ISBN 0-313-26271-3.