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Ignacio Manuel Altamirano (1834–1893)

Altamirano, Ignacio Manuel (äl-tä-mē-rä’nō). A Mexican poet, orator, and journalist; born in Guerrero in 1834; died in Italy, Feb. 14, 1893. He wrote ‘Clemencia,’ ‘Julia,’ etc. He held political office, rose to the rank of colonel in the army during the French invasion, and was of pure Indian blood, said to have been descended from the ancient Aztec monarchs.