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Dr. Francisco Arias de Saavedra (Conde de Casa Saavedra)

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Gender: M
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

He was born Lima in 1744. He graduated as a doctor and a lawyer from San Marcos University. He enlisted as a soldier in Regoto de Nobles in 1763, was made a captain in 1786, and a coronel in 1816. He was Asesor de la Casa de Moneda (1788-90), Alcalde del Cabildo (1789-90) and Fiscal internal de la Audiencia (1792). He subscribed to El Mercurio Peruano in 1791. In 1821 San Martín named him Consejero de Estado. He was a member of the Orden del Sol. He died in 1823. (Clément, 96-97.)

As her tutor and priest, he made a legal speech in defence of the minor, Doña Grimaneza de la Puente in 1792. (Medina, 231)

Life Events

Born 1744He was born in Lima.
Other 1791He subscribed to El Mercurio Peruano.
Other 1821San Martín named him Consejero de Estado.
Died 1823


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

Medina, J T, (1923), La literatura femenina en Chile


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