Jose de San Martin

Miles Polley Chandler Pollock Blake Guilluame Hayden Norris

Background

Lifetime: 1778-1850

Born in Yapeyú, Argentina

Jose's Parents:


  • Gregoria Mattoras
  • Juan de San Martin- former soldier and administrator of Yapeyú
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Early life and Education

  • 7 years old moved to Spain
  • Stayed there until 1812, when he moved back to Argentina
  • Educated in the Seminary of Nobles, located in Madrid
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Army

He was a general in the Spanish army.

  • Fought against French in the Peninsular War

1812 sought to serve in Argentinian army.


Work Cited

Chicago Citations


Liebowitz, Sol. Argentina. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1999. Print.


Shumway, Nicolas. The Invention of Argentina. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.


Alexander, Robert J. An Introduction to Argentina. New York: Praeger, 1969.


Rock, David. Argentina, 1516-1987: From Spanish Colonization to Alfonsín. Rev. and Expanded ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987.


Britannica School, s.v. "José de San Martín," accessed November 14, 2014, http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/65365.


"San Martín, José de." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Grolier Online http://gme.grolier.com/article?assetid=0256120-0 (accessed November 14, 2014).


Byers, Paula K., ed. Encyclopedia of World Biography. 2nd ed. Vol. 13. Detroit, MI: Gale Research,

1998.