Jimenez Moreno, Wigberto

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Name
Jimenez Moreno, Wigberto Gender: M
born on 29 December 1909 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place León (Guanajuato), Mexico, 21n07, 101w40
Timezone LMT m101w40 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 07°22' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 12°22 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 01°07'



Biography

Mexican philosopher, historian and archaeologist. His work was focused on the investigation of the history of the peoples of Mesoamerica. He was a member of a traditionalist family and middle class. In 1945 he acquired the degree of Master in Ethnology at the National School of Anthropology and (ENAH) of Mexico. He taught at the Ecole Normale de León. Later he held a position as a professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). At age 19, he received an invitation from Alfonso Caso to join the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), where he developed professionally until his death. He was also a visiting professor at various US institutions, including the universities of Texas, Illinois, California in Los Angeles and the University of Minnesota. He was a member of the Mexican Academy of History, starting 16 chair from 1947 to 1985.

He died on 22 April 1985.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Spanish)

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate

Categories

  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher
  • Vocation : Science : Anthropology