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José Joaquín de Larriva

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Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

A satirist, Presbyterian, poet, and writer, born Lima in 1780, he studied and then taught at San Marcos University. He was a moderate liberal who edited the Lima newspapers, El Argos and El Cometa in 1813. He inspired El Investigador. (Martínez Riaza, 38, 76-77)

His satirical letters were famous. He had a polemic with Pardo y Aliago who he stigmatised as a foreigner with the name “Bernadito”. (Romero de Valle, 173)

He died in 1832.

Life Events

Born 1780He was born in Lima.
Other 1813He edited newspapers in Lima.
Died 1832


Romero de Valle, Emilia, (1966), Diccionario manual de literatura peruana y materias afines

Martínez Riaza, Ascención, (1985), La prensa doctrina en la independencia de Perú, 1811-1824


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