Hostos, Eugenio Carlos de, 1879-1959

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Eugenio María de Hostos

  • 1839, Jan. 11: Born, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
  • 1852: Studied at the Institute of Bilbao and the University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • 1860: J.D., Central University of Madrid Law School, Madrid, Spain
  • 1860 - 1869 : Active in Spanish politics, advocating the independence of Puerto Rico and Cuba
  • 1863: Published La peregrinacion de Bayoán. Madrid: Imprenta del Comercio
  • 1869: Banished from Spain after denouncing Emelio Castelar, Spain’s first republican president, for refusing to grant independence to Puerto Rico and Cuba Emigrated to the United States and became editor of La revolución, newspaper of the Cuban Revolutionary Junta of pro-independence Cuban exiles in New York City
  • 1870: Toured South America to generate support for the Puerto Rican and Cuban independence movements and to promote education reforms
  • 1871? - 1874? : Teacher, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
  • 1872: Published Hamlet: ensayo crítico. Santiago: Imprenta de Ferrocarril
  • 1875: Editor, Las tres Antillas, Dominican Republic
  • 1877: Married Belinda Otilia de Ayala, daughter of a Cuban emigré, in Venezuela
  • 1880 - 1888 : Inspector general of public instruction, Dominican Republic
  • 1887: Published Lecciones de derecho constitucional. Santo Domingo: Cuna de América
  • 1888: Published Moral social. Santo Domingo: Imprenta de Garcia Hermanos
  • 1888 - 1890 : Headmaster, Miguel Luis Amunátequi secondary school, Chile
  • 1890 - 1898 : Professor, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
  • 1895: Published Geografía evolutiva. Santiago de Chile: R. Miranda
  • 1898: Returned to Puerto Rico to work for Puerto Rican and Cuban independence Formed the League of Puerto Rican Patriots
  • 1899: Led commission to President William McKinley to ask for Puerto Rican freedom
  • 1903, Aug. 11: Died, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Eugenio Carlos de Hostos

  • 1879, Aug. 26: Born, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, son of Eugenio María de Hostos
  • 1896: Graduated, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
  • 1898: Graduated, Chilean Army Military Academy
  • 1901: Graduated, University of Santo Domingo Law School, Dominican Republic
  • 1905: Second Lieutenant, Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry, U.S. Army
  • 1906: Promoted to first lieutenant
  • 1913 - 1916 : Aide-de-camp to the governor of Puerto Rico
  • 1914: Married Josefa Adela (“Mignon”) MacCormick (died 1958)
  • 1916: Promoted to captain
  • 1917 - 1919 : Stationed at Camp E. S. Otis, Panama Canal Zone, with the Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry. Military Intelligence Service, missions to Columbia, Chiriqui, Panama Republic, and Guatemala. Commanding officer, 1918
  • 1918 - 1919 : Promoted to major, then to lieutenant colonel and made battalion commander
  • 1919: Returned to Puerto Rico with the Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry
  • 1924: Reserve officer, U.S. Army
  • 1935: Purchased as family home the castle of Sotomayor, Pontevedra, Spain
  • 1940: Published with Adolfo de Hostos Indice hemero-bibliográfico de Eugenio María de Hostos. Havana: Cultural, s.a.
  • 1952: Published Antología. Prólogo por Pedro Henríquez Ureña; selección, arreglo y apéndice por Eugenio Carlos de Hostos (editor). Madrid: Litografía y Encuadernación Published Hostos, hispanoamericanista: colección de ensayos acerca de Eugenio María de Hostos (editor). Madrid: Litografía y Encuadernación
  • 1953: Published Eugenio María de Hostos, Promoter of Panamericanism. Madrid: Litografía y Encuadernación
  • 1954: Published España y América. Prólogo por Francisco Elías de Tejada. Recopilación y arreglo por Eugenio Carlos de Hostos (editor). Paris: Ediciones Literarias y Artísticas
  • 1959, May 27: Died, Madrid, Spain

From the guide to the Eugenio María de Hostos and Eugenio Carlos de Hostos Papers, 1865-1990, (bulk 1870-1959), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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correspondedWith Betances, Ramón Emeterio, 1827-1898 person
correspondedWith Bosch, Juan, 1909-2001 person
correspondedWith Henríquez i Carvajal, Federico, 1848-1952 person
associatedWith Hostos family. family
correspondedWith Luperón, Gregorio, 1839-1897 person
correspondedWith Muñoz Rivera, Luis, 1859-1916 person
associatedWith United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 65th. corporateBody
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Sotomayor (Pontevedra, Spain)
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Dominican Republic
Puerto Rico
Spain
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