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Person - Aguilar Ventura, María Mercedes (1916-)

Aguilar Ventura, María Mercedes (1916-)




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Fechas de existencia:

Barcelona (España)  1916-04-19 - desconocida


Exiled Spanish teacher and children's literature writer. Born in Barcelona in 1916. Before the Spanish Civil War, she worked as a midwife. When she arrived in Mexico in April 1940 she was 24 years old and married. During her exile she quit her job and started working as a teacher of the Academia Hispano Mexicana Preschool group, being known as "Miss Mercedes". She wrote children's stories and short stories for her students. These stories were put together in a book named "Cuentos de la Miss". In 1992, she published an adventure story named "Las Fuentes del Orinoco". Her last known residence is Mexico City.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939



Profesores in  México  Obs.:  Educación Infantil

Escritores in  México  Obs.:  de cuentos infantiles

Profesión (Es realizada por):

Maestros de primera enseñanza


Lugar de Llegada:

Veracruz (México) in 1940-04-24

Lugar de Residencia:

Ciudad de México (México) in 1940

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Barcelona (España) in 1916-04-19


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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