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Juan Ignacio Molina (1740–1829)

Molina, Juan Ignacio (mō-lē’nä). A Jesuit historian; born in the province of Talca, Chili, June 24, 1740; died at Bologna, Italy, Sept. 12, 1829. After 1774 he resided at Bologna, teaching and devoting his leisure to the composition of valuable historical works on Chili. These were: ‘Compendium of Chilian History’; ‘Essay on Chilian Natural History’ (1782); ‘Essay on Chilian Civil History’ (1787), the last-named being translated into several languages, including English; etc.