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Lucas Alamán (1792–1853)

Alamán, Lucas (ä-lä-män’). A Mexican historian and statesman; born at Guanajuato, Oct. 18, 1792; died in Mexico, June 2, 1853. He is best known by his ‘History of the Mexican Republic’ (1844–49) and ‘History of Mexico’ (1849–52). He performed important political services for Mexico, among others as Secretary of the Interior, 1823–25; and established many important public works, including the Mexican Museum.