Dámaso Antonio Larrañaga

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Dámaso Antonio Larrañaga

Dámaso Antonio Larrañaga (Montevideo, 10 December 1771 – 6 February 1848) was a Uruguayan priest, naturalist and botanist.

He was one of those principally responsible for the founding of the National Library of Uruguay and the National University of Uruguay.[1]

The private Universidad Católica del Uruguay Dámaso Antonio Larrañaga (founded 1985) is named after him.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Larrañaga
  2. ^ IPNI.  Larrañaga.