Juan Bautista Alberdi (Alberdi Juan Bautista)( Argentine politician, sociologist, writer and musicologist.)
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Biography Juan Bautista Alberdi (Alberdi Juan Bautista)
He was born in Tucuman August 20, 1810. He studied at the College of Moral Sciences in Buenos Aires, was involved in the creation of 'Mayo Association' to overthrow the dictatorship of Juan Manuel Rosas. In 1838-1852 Alberdi was in exile - first in Montevideo, and later in Chile and in Europe - engaged in journalism and jurisprudence. In Chile, wrote his famous book, Principles and assumptions for the political organization of the Argentine Republic (Bases y punto de partida para la organizacin poltica de la Republica Argentina, . 1852), . served as the basis for the Argentine Constitution of 1852,
. Similar in many respects the U.S. Constitution, it lasted until 1949, repealed during the dictatorship of Peron. The path of progressive development of the country Alberdi seen primarily in strengthening the central government, in the settlement of Europeans Argentina (which is reflected in its winged phrase 'manage - then settle'), attracting foreign investors. In the arena of political activity success Alberdi was his diplomatic mission to Spain in 1850, where he gained recognition for the independence of the former metropolis of the Argentine Federation led by Justo JosöL de Urquiza. On his return Alberdi participated in the congress. Disagree the Paraguayan War, 1864-1870. The last years of his life in Europe. Alberdi died in Paris on 18 June 1884.