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José Manuel Groot (Pacho)

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Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

Born in Bogotá, on 25 December 1800, he became a journalist, educator and poet, a religious polemicist. He wrote for El Album, El Mosaico and many more. His most important work is listed as Historia Eclesiástica y Civil de la Nueva Granada. He died on 3 May 1878. (Ardila, 9, 22-23)

He wrote Historia civil y ecclesiastica de la Nueva Granada, which described customs, regions, towns and travel. (Zea, 218)

He used the pseudonym Pacho.

Life Events

Born 1800He was born in Bogotá on 25 December 1800.
Died 1878He died on 3 May 1878.


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

Zea, Gloria, (1988), Manual de literatura colombiana


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