Person - Aguilar Ventura, María Mercedes (1916-)

Aguilar Ventura, María Mercedes (1916-)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Aguilar Ventura, María Mercedes (1916-)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Barcelona (España)  1916-04-19 - desconocida

History:

Spanish midwife, exiled. She was born in Barcelona, in 1916. She arrived at Mexico in May, 1940. She was married and 24 years old.

In her exile she abandoned her profession and dedicated herself to education instead, taking charge of the preschool group at the Academia Hispano-Mexicana, where she will be known among the students as “Miss Mercedes”. During her teaching years, she would write books and tales for them all. This tales were gathered in a short story and published in the eighties, under the title "Cuentos de la Miss". In 1992, she published an adventure story, "Las Fuentes del Orinoco".

Her last known residence was Mexico D.F.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939

 

Occupations

Profesores in  México  Obs.:  Educación Infantil

Authors in  México  Obs.:  de cuentos infantiles

Profession (carried on by):

Primary school teachers

Places

Place of arrival:

Veracruz (México) in 1940-04-24

Domicile:

Ciudad de México (México) in 1940

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Barcelona (España) in 1916-04-19

Sources

Pedro C. Cerrillo Torremocha, María Teresa Miaja (Coordinadores). La literatura infantil y juvenil española en el exilio mexicano.. . San Luís Potosí, El colegío de San Luís.Universidad de Castilla La Mancha.: 2013.(texto completo)

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