Aragón, Agustina de b. March 4, 1786 d. May 29, 1857 Military Figure; her spirited defense of the city of Zaragoza during the Spanish War of Independence (part of the Napoleonic Wars) greatly inspired Spanish troops in the fight against the French Army. She became an officer in the Spanish Army and later, served as an officer in British General Wellington’s Army, fighting in the Battle of Vitoria. At an age when women did not join the military, she inspired feminists to ask for more authority and rights for women.
Carroll, Pepe b. September 19, 1957 d. January 5, 2004 Spanish Magician and Television Showman. He obtained several Magic Awards and worked in Las Vegas and South America. He also was the conductor of TV programs such as "Genio y Figura," "Aquí no hay quien duerma" and "Vaya Nochecita." His real name was José Arsenio Franco Larraz. He took his nickname from writer Lewis Carroll. (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cause of death: Heart attack Cementerio de Torrero, Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain Plot: Manzana 118. Zona Rosa. Nicho 1.141. Fila 5
Lázaro Carreter, Fernando b. April 13, 1923 d. March 4, 2004 Spanish Linguist, Literary Critic and Writer. He was director of Spanish Royal Academy of Language (RAE) from 1992 to 1998 and expert in Spanish Literature of XVI, XVII and XVIII centuries. Among other Awards he obtained Creu de Sant Jordi and Premio Aragón de las Letras. He also was Comandeur dans l'Ordre des Arts et de Lettres in France. He is remembered for his book "El dardo y la Palabra." (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cementerio de Magallón, Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain
Soldevilla y Romero, Cardinal. Juan b. October 20, 1843 d. June 4, 1923 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Fuentelapeña, Juan Soldevilla y Romero received his education at the seminaries of Valladolid, Toledo, Santiago de Compostela and Tuy, obtaining degrees in theology and canon law, and was ordained priest in Valladolid in December 1867. Serving in the archdiocese of Valladolid as curate economous, pastor, canon and later archpriest and capitular secretary of the cathedral chapter, he was appointed Royal Preacher of the Royal American Order of Isabel la Cató...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Catedral Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar, Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain