José Martí

José Martí


Born
in La Habana, Cuba
January 28, 1853

Died
May 19, 1885

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Born José Julián Martí y Pérez, he was a Cuban nationalst leader and an important figure in Latin American literature. During his short life he was a poet, an essayist, a journalist, a revolutionary philosopher, a professor, and a political theorist. Through his writings and political activity, he became a symbol for Cuba's bid for independence against Spain in the 19th century, and is referred to as El Apóstol; "Apostle of Cuban Independence". He also fought against the threat of United States expansionism into Cuba.

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