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Francisco Javier de Burgos (1778–1845)

Burgos, Francisco Javier de (bör’gōs). A Spanish statesman and poet (1778–1845); born at Motril, in Granada. In his dramatic compositions he sought to restore the classical Spanish comedy. Among them are: ‘The Three (Women) Equals’; ‘The Masked Ball’; ‘The Optimist and the Pessimist.’ He wrote a celebrated ‘Ode to Reason.’