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Alberto Edwards

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Name  Alberto Edwards

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Born  25 November 1874 Valparaiso, Chile (1874-11-25)
Occupation  Politician, lawyer and historian
Died  April 3, 1932, Santiago, Chile

Luis Alberto Edwards Vives (1874 in Valparaíso – 1932 in Santiago) was a Chilean historian, nationalist politician and lawyer. He was a member of the influential Edwards family.

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His famous work was La fronda aristocrática en Chile (1928), in which analyses the history of Chile in the 19th century, as a conflict between the authoritarian state and the aristocracy.

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Politician

He was member of the Montt-Varist Party, and was deputy from 1909 to 1912 representing Valparaíso and Casablanca. In 1915 he founded Nationalist Party along with Francisco Antonio Encina and Guillermo Subercaseaux.

Edwards served as a Minister of Finances in the government of Emiliano Figueroa Larraín, from November 1926 to February 1927. In the government of Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, he headed several Ministers: Education, from October 1930 to April 1931; External Relations, in July 1931; and Justice, in late 1931.

References

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