By Ivan A. Castro
Meet a hundred Hispanics from worldwide and all through background who've lived outstanding lives. This advisor covers popular celebrities, resembling actress Rita Moreno, activist César Chavéz, and musician Pablo Casals in addition to extra imprecise contributors, resembling Ellen Ochoa (inventor and primary Hispanic lady astronaut), Agustin Lara (a popular Mexican composer), and Jose Capablanca (one of the best chess gamers of all times). a lot of those contributors have made major contributions to technology, literature, politics, and different fields of human endeavour. a few extra infamous, yet both interesting characters are integrated besides. short biographical sketches are followed by way of bibliographies of assets, the place readers can locate additional info. Grades 6-12.
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Bolı´ var also established Bolivia, named in his honor, in the region known as Alto Peru´ (Upper Peru´). He was also a first-rate public speaker and writer. Simo´n Jose´ Antonio de la Santı´ sima Trinidad Bolı´ var was born into an aristocratic family. He was orphaned at an early age, but his parents left him a wealthy boy. Young Bolı´ var was tutored, well-traveled, and became familiar with the Enlightenment Period and the writings of French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau. His financial means allowed him to travel widely throughout Europe and to live in Spain, where he married Marı´ a Teresa Rodrı´ guez del Toro, a noble lady, in 1802.
S. citizen, and married Annette Dreyfus, whom he had dated while at Columbia University. Commissioned as a second lieutenant, he was sent to France by the Army. His wife joined him and they stayed there until his discharge in 1947. Back in the United States, Benacerraf, motivated by suffering from asthma as a child, turned to research in immunology. He began his work at Columbia’s Neurological Institute in February 1948. Due to family issues, he moved back to Paris in the next year and accepted an appointment at the Bernard Halpern laboratory in the Broussais Hospital.
Today Benacerraf is a fellow of the American Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In addition, he is a Baruj Benacerraf / 27 president emeritus of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, which is part of Harvard Medical School. Baruj Benacerraf is a true example that prejudice is no match for intelligence, study, and hard work. v v v Bibliography Benacerraf, Baruj. From Caracas to Stockholm: A Life in Medical Science. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 1998. , ed. The Who’s Who of Nobel Prize Winners, 1901–2000.
100 Hispanics You Should Know by Ivan A. Castro