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José Eusebio Caro Ibáñez

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Gender: M
Ethnic origin: White

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Born 5 March 1817, Ocaña, the son of Antonio José Caro and Nicolasa Ibáñez, he was a polemicist, critic, poet and journalist.

He edited El Granadino and contributed to others. Married Blasina Tovar (1819-1910). He was taught by his paternal grandfather, but learned French from his father when he looked after him from 1828-30. He proposed universal suffrage in El Amigo del Pueblo (1838-39). He died on 28 January 1853. (Ardila, 32-48)

He founded the literary journal, La Estrella Nacional in 1836. His poems reveal his puritanical nature. (Coester, 275)

Life Events

Born 1817He was born on 5 March 1817.
Other 1836He co-founded the literary journal La Estrella Nacional.
Other 1838He proposed universal suffrage.
Died 1853He died on 28 January 1853.


Ardila A, Hector M., (1984), Hombres y letras de Colombia

Coester, Alfred, (1919), The Literary History of Spanish America

Monsalve, José D, (1926), Mujeres de la independencia


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