A little bit of culture and history VII

A little bit of culture and history VII

Marcelo de Azcarraga Palmero was a Spanish military officer and politician. He was appointed prime minister of the government of Spain on three occasions. Born in Manila, Philippines in 1832, he studied law at the University of Sto. Tomas in Manila and was sent to Spain by his father to attend the military academy and in three years he obtained the rank of captain. After many achievements in his life, he reached the top by being president three times during the reign of Alfonso XII. Azcarraga was bilingual in Spanish and Tagalog.

 

Tuesday, 14 September of 2021