Rafael Valentín Valdivieso
Valdivieso was born on November 2, 1804. His parents were Manuel Joaquín Valdivieso and Maciel y de Mercedes Zañartu y Manso de Velasco. He studied law, and he graduated as lawyer on May 23, 1825 in Universidad de San Felipe.
Valdivieso was ordained priest by the Bishop of Santiago Manuel Vicuña Larraín, on July 27, 1834.
Valdivieso participated in the First Vatican Council between 1869 and 1870. He died on June 8, 1878, and was buried in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Santiago. Mariano Casanova y Casanova succeeded him as Archbishop in 1886.
His slogan was Verum in luce. Bonum in cruce. Virgo in omni patria et in corde.
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