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José Joaquín Vallejo (Jotabeche)

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Gender: M
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

He was born in 1809 or 1811, became a politician, founded the newspaper El Copiapino and contributed to El Mercurio de Valparaíso at the beginning of 1842. He was Encargado de Negocios, Bolivia. He died in 1858. (Montes, Orlandi, 66-69)

He contributed to El Semanario Literario, and made fun of romanticism. (Coester, 199-200)

A letter he wrote to his mother, Petita Borcosque, is reproduced by Silva Castro. In it he awards a medal given to Chilean officials in Lima to Manuelita, which his brother carried with honour. (Silva Castro, 53-54)

Life Events

Born 1809He was born in 1809 or 1811.
Other 1828He wrote to his mother on 22 September 1828.
Died 1858


Montes, Hugo and Orlandi, Julio, (1969), Historia y antología de la literatura chilena

Szmulewicz, Efráin, (1977), Diccionario de la literatura chilena.

Silva Castro, Raúl, (1954), Cartas chilenas (Siglos XVIII y XIX)


Letter: Carta


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