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Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de(Encyclopedia)Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de srvn´tz, Span. mgl´ d thrvän´ts säävrä [key], 1547–1616, Spanish novelist, dramatist, and poet, author of Don Quixote de la Mancha, b. Alc...
Don Quixote de la Mancha(Encyclopedia)Don Quixote de la Mancha: see Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de.
Delibes, Miguel(Encyclopedia)Delibes, Miguel mgl´ dl´bs [key], 1920–2010, Spanish novelist, short-story writer, and journalist, b. Valladolid. Prolific and widely translated, he is known for his descriptions of prov...
Saavedra, Hernandarias de(Encyclopedia)Saavedra, Hernandarias de: see Arias de Saavedra, Hernando.
Saavedra, Ángel de, duque de Rivas(Encyclopedia)Saavedra, Ángel de, duque de Rivas: see Rivas, Ángel de Saavedra, duque de.
Unamuno, Miguel de(Encyclopedia)Unamuno, Miguel de mgl´ d oonämoo´n [key], 1864–1936, Spanish philosophical writer, of Basque descent, b. Bilbao. The chief Spanish philosopher of his time, he was professor of Greek ...
Molinos, Miguel de(Encyclopedia)Molinos, Miguel de mgl´ d ml´ns [key], 1640–1697?, Spanish priest and mystic. He was the founder of quietism, which he adhered to in its most extreme form. From 1669 he lived principal...
Miguel(Encyclopedia)Miguel mgl´ [key], 1802–66, Portuguese prince; son of John IV of Portugal and younger brother of Pedro I of Brazil. He led an unsuccessful revolt against his father in 1824. On John's death (18...
Saavedra y Fajardo, Diego de(Encyclopedia)Saavedra y Fajardo, Diego de dy´g säv´rä fähär´ [key], 1584–1648, Spanish writer and diplomat in the reign of Philip IV. His chief works are Empresas políticas [politi...
Arias de Saavedra, Hernando(Encyclopedia)Arias de Saavedra, Hernando rnän´d ä´ryäs d säv´drä [key], known as Hernandariasrnändä´ryäs [key], 1561–1634, Spanish colonial governor, b. Asunción, in present-day Paraguay. ...
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