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Manuel Orozco y Berra (1816–1881)

Orozco y Berra, Manuel (ō-roth’kō ē bãr’ä). A Mexican historian; born in the City of Mexico, June 8, 1816; died there, Jan. 27, 1881. Among his published works are: ‘History of Geography in Mexico’ (1876 and 1880); and ‘Ancient History of Mexico,’ his most famous work (1880–81), in four parts,—‘Civilization,’ ‘Primitive Man,’ ‘Ancient History,’ and ‘The Conquest.’