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Duque de Rivas, Angel de Saavedra (1791–1865)

Saavedra, Angel de, Duque de Rivas (sä-vā’drä). A Spanish statesman and poet; born in Cordova, March 10, 1791; died in Madrid, June 22, 1865. He was the author of ‘Poetical Essays’ (2 vols., 1813); ‘Florinda’ (1824–25), an epic on the Moorish conquest of Spain; ‘The Moorish Foundling’ (1834), a national epic; many dramas; a life of Masaniello (1860); and a history of the Neapolitan revolution (2 vols., 1848).