Short biography of Domingo Faustino Sarmiento
Full name: Domingo Faustino Sarmiento
Birth: February 15, 1811 San Juan, United Provinces of the Río de la Plata
Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (San Juan, United Provinces of the Río de la Plata, February 15, 1811. Asunción, Paraguay, September 11, 1888) was a politician, writer, teacher, journalist and Argentine military; governor of the province of San Juan between 1862 and 1864, president of the Argentine nation between 1868 and 1874, national senator of his province between 1874 and 1879 and minister of the interior of Argentina in 1879.
He distinguished himself both by his laborious struggle for education. public as contributing to the scientific and cultural progress of your country. In 1947, the Inter-American Conference on Education instituted Pan American Teachers’ Day on September 11, the day of his death, and as a tribute to his educating figure.
Literary Work: My Defense, 1843. Life of Aldao, 1845. Method of Learning to Read Spanish, 1845. Memoir on Common Education, 1856. El Chacho, 1865. Schools, Foundations of Prosperity, 1866. Life of Dominguito 1886; From his adopted son, dead.