Enrique Krauze

Enrique Krauze


Born
in Ciudad de México, Mexico
September 16, 1947

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Writer, historian and editor, director of Editorial Clío and the cultural magazine Letras Libres.

He studied Industrial engineering at UNAM in México city and then made a PhD in History at El Colegio de México from 1969 to 1974. He has been a professor at Centro de estudios historicos at El colegio de México (1977), guest professor at St. Anthony’s College in Oxford (1981-1983), and also at The Wilson center (1987).

He was a colaborator of Octavio Paz at the magazine Vuelta. He is founder and director of Editorial Clío and Magazine Letras Libres.

He is a Member of the Academia Mexicana de la Historia since 1990. He has recieved a great number of prizes among them: “Gran Cruz de la Orden de Alfonso X, el Sabio” (2005), “Ezequiel Montes Ledesma
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“la libertad es un recurso que sólo existe en primera persona. La libertad no puede ser dada por alguien más: es algo que la persona misma debe tomar.”
Enrique Krauze, Redentores: Ideas y poder en latinoamérica

“... la Revolución ha sido la gran Diosa, la Amada eterna y la gran Puta de poetas y novelistas. Octavio Paz, «La letra y el cetro», septiembre de 1972.”
Enrique Krauze, Redentores: Ideas y poder en latinoamérica

“A diferencia de Díaz, que los citaba (a los indígenas) en Palacio Nacional, Cárdenas había acudido personalmente a sus poblados, comía y dormía con ellos, tomaba nota, gestionaba soluciones concretas y sobre todo escuchaba, siempre escuchaba”
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