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Fray José Toribio Rodríguez de Mendoza

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Gender: M
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

He was born in Chachapoyas, Peru, in 1750, he studied in Lima, and graduated as a lawyer. He taught at San Marcos University and was Vice-Rector of San Carlos. In 1813 he became a member of the Junta de Censura de Lima. He was chosen as diputado to Cuzco in 1814, but unable to take up the post as the cortes were dissolved by Fernando VII. He was a member of the Sociedad Patriótica and an associate of the Orden del Sol. He was president of the Junta de Censura when freedom of the press was restored in 1820. He died in 1825. (Martínez Riaza, 68-69)

He contributed to El Mercurio Peruano, and subscribed from 1791-93. He published Amanaque Peruano and Guía de Forasteros. (Clément, 125, 137)

Life Events

Born 1750He was born in Chachapoyas.
Other 1813He became a member of the Junta de Censura.
Other 1820He was president of the Junta de Censura.
Died 1825


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

Clément, Jean-Pierre, (1979), Indices del Mercurio Peruano, 1790-1795


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