Obregon Loria, Rafael

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Name
Obregon Loria, Rafael Gender: M
born on 9 July 1911 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place San José, Costa Rica, 9n56, 84w05
Timezone LST m84w05 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 16°17' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 25°35 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 16°19'



Biography

Costa Rican historian and educator. As he grew up in a home surrounded by books owned by his father, he soon learned many branches of knowledge and human knowledge. He also made studies of primary education in the John Rudin School and in 1931 completed his secondary education at the Liceo de Costa Rica where he earned a Bachelor of Science and Letters. After completing his studies, he returned to the classroom as a teacher and taught lessons in cosmography, mathematics, geography and history in different schools in the country. With the opening of the University of Costa Rica in 1941 he was invited to give lectures at the Department of Geography at the institution of higher education. He was assigned the post of professor at the School of Arts and promoted the creation of the Department of History and Geography, where he was the first director. He was the founder and first director of the School of History and Geography, University of Costa Rica. Mago was awarded the Prize, the highest award of the Costa Rican culture, and in 1979 won the Achilles J. Echeverria National Award in the field of history.

He died on 25 April 2000

Link to Wikipedia biography (Spanish)

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate

Categories

  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian