Silvio Zavala

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Silvio Zavala
Bust of Silvio Zavala in the Archive of Indias de Sevilla
Born(1909-02-07)February 7, 1909
DiedDecember 5, 2014(2014-12-05) (aged 105)
Mexico City, Mexico
AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship, 1937
National Prize for Arts and Sciences, 1969

Silvio Arturo Zavala Vallado (February 7, 1909 – December 5, 2014) was a Mexican historian. He was an expert in law studies and Mexico's history.

Zavala born in Mérida, Yucatán on February 7, 1909. He studied at the National University of Mexico and at the University of Madrid. Zavala obtained a Ph.D. in law from the latter. He began his professional career in Spain in the Center for Historic Studies in Madrid.

Zavala died in Mexico City on December 5, 2014, aged 105.[1]

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  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2014-12-07.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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