Federico Henríquez y Carvajal

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Federico Henríquez y Carvajal (Santo Domingo, 16 September 1848– ibidem, 4 February 1952) was a writer, journalist and teacher from the Dominican Republic.

Henríquez y Carvajal was the son of Noel Henríquez Altías, a Sephardic Jew from Curaçao, and Clotilde Carvajal Fernández; he had 10 siblings, including Francisco Henríquez y Carvajal who was President of the Dominican Republic.[1]

He married to Carmen María Amalia García Ricardo and had 10 children: Ángel Porfirio, Flor de María Gregoria, Fernando Abel, Luz, Carmela, Enriquillo, Federico Noel, Luis Adolfo, Salvador Colombino, and Carmita María Adelina.[2]

Henríquez was Rector of the University of Santo Domingo and Chairman of the Dominican Academy of History. He also was President of the Supreme Court of the Dominican Republic and Minister of Home Affairs.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Read, Jaime (21 August 2010). "Familias Capitaleñas: Los Henríquez (1 de 3)" (in Spanish). Instituto Dominicano de Genealogía. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Read, Jaime (4 September 2010). "Familias Capitaleñas: Los Henríquez (2 de 3)" (in Spanish). Instituto Dominicano de Genealogía. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Federico Henríquez y Carvajal". Educando.edu.do (in Spanish). September 2011. Archived from the original on 8 March 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
Academic offices
First Chairman of the Dominican Academy of History
1931–1944
Succeeded by
Manuel de Jesús Troncoso de la Concha