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José Zacarías González del Valle (1820–1851)

González del Valle, José Zacarías (gōn-thä’lāth del vä’lā). A Spanish author, born in Havana, Cuba, in 1820; died in Madrid, Spain, Oct. 1851. He was professor of natural philosophy in the University of Havana and later honorary secretary to the Queen. Among his novels are: ‘Luisa,’ ‘Carmen and Adela,’ and ‘Love and Death’ (1839); ‘Tropicales,’ a volume of poems (Havana, 1842); ‘European Journeys’ (1843); ‘A Funeral Wreath’ (1844); ‘Historical Sketch of Philosophy’ (1848); and ‘Lectures on Meteorology’ (1849).