Augusto Mijares

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Augusto Mijares
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Minister of Education of Venezuela
In office
1949–1950
President Carlos Delgado Chalbaud
Ambassador to Spain
In office
1950–1953
Succeeded by Simón Becerra
Personal details
Born (1897-11-12)12 November 1897
Villa de Cura, Aragua
Died 29 June 1979(1979-06-29) (aged 81)
Caracas, Venezuela
Spouse(s) Matilde Felce Cottin
Profession writer, historian, schoolteacher, lawyer
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Salvador Augusto Mijares Izquierdo (12 November 1897 - 29 June 1979), was a Venezuelan lawyer, historian, writer, educator and journalist. He is best known for his biography about Simón Bolívar, entitled El Libertador.[1] He was a member of the Venezuelan Academy of History (1947), the National Academy of Political Science (1960) and the Venezuelan Academy of Language (1971).

Bibliography[edit]

  • 1927 La patria de los venezolanos en 1750
  • 1938 La interpretación pesimista de la sociología hispanoamericana
  • 1940 Hombres e ideas de América
  • 1943 Educación
  • 1955 La luz y el espejo
  • 1961 Ideología de la Revolución Emancipadora
  • 1963 Lo afirmativo venezolano
  • 1964 El Libertador (biography of Simón Bolívar)
  • 1967 La evolución política de Venezuela
  • 1971 Longitud y latitud

Other works included, the biographies of Simón Rodríguez, Fermín Toro, Rafael María Baralt and José Rafael Revenga.

References[edit]

  1. ^ El Nacional (2002), Rostros y personajes de Venezuela (in Spanish)

Further reading[edit]

  • Simón Alberto Consalvi / Academia Nacional de la Historia (2003), Augusto Mijares: El pensador y su tiempo (in Spanish)
  • Efemérides venezolanas. "Augusto Mijares". Retrieved 24 January 2010.  (in Spanish)
  • Fundación *José Guillermo Carrillo. "Augusto Mijares". Retrieved 24 January 2010.  (in Spanish)
  • Venezuela Virtual. "Personajes Ilustres: Augusto Mijares". Archived from the original on 25 January 2010. Retrieved 24 January 2010.  (in Spanish)