100 Hispanics You Should Know by Ivan A. Castro PDF

By Ivan A. Castro

Meet a hundred Hispanics from worldwide and all through heritage who've lived remarkable lives. This consultant covers renowned celebrities, akin to actress Rita Moreno, activist César Chavéz, and musician Pablo Casals in addition to extra vague contributors, comparable to Ellen Ochoa (inventor and primary Hispanic girl astronaut), Agustin Lara (a well known Mexican composer), and Jose Capablanca (one of the best chess gamers of all times). a lot of those members have made major contributions to technological know-how, literature, politics, and different fields of human endeavour. a few extra infamous, yet both attention-grabbing characters are integrated in addition. short biographical sketches are followed via bibliographies of assets, the place readers can locate additional information. Grades 6-12.

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Strongin, Jeanne. ‘‘Baruj Benacerraf’’ (interview). Omni. July 1983, pp. 78–88. , ed. All the Nobel Prize Winners: Physiology and Medicine. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1991. Jacinto Benavente The Playwright as Social Critic Playwright, Poet v Born in Madrid, Spain. v Birth date: August 12, 1866. v Death date: July 14, 1954. Career Highlights • Established himself as a gifted stylist with the book Cartas de Mujeres (Women’s Letters). • His most famous play, Los intereses creados (translated as The Bonds of Interest, but closer to The Establishment), debuted in 1907.

But the chess community wanted a competition, and after Capablanca found financial backers in Cuba, a match was set up in Havana. Alleging failing health, Lasker resigned when Capablanca was leading four games to zero with ten draws. That made Capablanca the world’s Nu´mero Uno. In 1921 Capablanca also married Gloria S. Betancourt. The couple had two children, a boy named after his father and a girl named after her mother. It was at this time that Capablanca proposed adding two pieces to the game and playing on a ten-by-ten grid.

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