Eugenio Maria de Hostos

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Birthday
11, 1839
Birthplace
Puerto Rico
Death Date
Aug 11, 1903 (64)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
11, 1839
Birthplace
Puerto Rico
Death Date
Aug 11, 1903 (64)

About

Puerto Rican philosopher and educator who was known as "El Gran Ciudadano de las Américas" and was awarded with many honors throughout his lifetime including having a municipality named after him in the Dominican Republic.

Before Fame

He joined the Cuban Revolutionary Committee in the U.S.and became the editor of the La Revolución journal.

Trivia

He founded the first Normal School in Santo Domingo in 1875.

Family Life

He married Belinda Otilia de Ayala Quintana in 1877, and they had five children.

Associated With

Like him, John Searle is a known philosopher.