Colombian writer and philosopher who was remembered as one of the most influential political theoreticians of the 20th century.
He studied Classical Literature during his youth, but never attended a formal university.
He was one of the principal founders of Los Andes University in Bogota in 1948.
His family was residing in Bogota when he was born.
He and television actor Andres Forero were both famed Colombian-born individuals, albeit across different generations.