Person - Alamán Escalada, Lucas (1792-1853)

Alamán Escalada, Lucas (1792-1853)

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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Guanajuato (México)  1792-10-18 - Ciudad de México (México)  1853-06-02

History:

Lucas Ignacio Alamán y Escalada (Guanajuato, Mexico, October 18, 1792 - Mexico, June 2, 1853). He was a politician, historian, miner, rich merchant and Mexican writer. From 1814 to 1819, he resided in several European countries and was devoted to different studies. In 1810, he received the habit of the Franciscan Third Order. Between 1814 and 1820, he traveled throughout Europe, including Spain. He was appointed Deputy by Guanajuato in the Courts of 1820 to 1822. In Great Britain, he created the United Company of Mines to explore Mexico. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico from 1823 to 1825, from 1830 to 1832 and from 1853 until his death. He also was a Member of the Governing Board, director of the Junta for the Promotion of Industry (from 1839 until his death) and several mining and industrial companies.

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Lugar de Nacimiento:

Guanajuato (México) in 1792-10-18

Lugar de Defunción:

Ciudad de México (México) in 1853-06-02

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Biblioteca Nacional de España

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