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Fernando Calderón y Beltrán

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He was born in Zacatecas, Mexico, in 1809, a lawyer and playwright. He fought against Santa Anna in 1836 and was wounded in the battle of Guadalupe. He moved to Mexico City and wrote dramas: El Torneo, Ana Bolena, and his comedy, A Ninguna de las tres. The comedy is the story of three girls who are trying to attract a fussy suitor. Ana Bolena is the story of the second wife of Henry VIII. He also wrote poems. Adela is the story of a man who was shot as an insurgent just before he married Adela. He died in 1845. (Coaster, 337-339)

Life Events

Born 1809
Other 1836He fought against Santa Anna in Zacatecas.
Died 1845


Coester, Alfred, (1919), The Literary History of Spanish America


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