Joaquín Zavala Solís (30 November 1835 Managua – 30 December 1906 Managua) was the President of Nicaragua from 1 March 1879 to 1 March 1883 and from 16 to 25 July 1893. He was a member of the Conservative Party of Nicaragua.
He is now remembered especially for having thwarted the request of the young Rubén Darío, later to become one of the most well-known Spanish-language poets, for a government scholarship to study in Europe. In 1882 Darío, then 15 years old, read some of his poetry to a group including the President - whereupon Zavala reportedly reproved him: "My son, if you so write against the religion of your fathers and their homeland now, what will become of you if you go to Eu...
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Murió siendo Ministro de Nicaragua, en Washington, durante la administración conservadora del General Joaquín Zavala, en el año de 1881. GENERAL TOMÁS MARTÍNEZ. Tomás Martínez nació en Nagarote, el 21 de diciembre de 1820.
Author: ISAAC POLANCO (14 Sep 2014)