Silvio Zavala

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Silvio Zavala
Born February 7, 1909(1909-02-07)
Mérida, Yucatán, México
Died December 5, 2014(2014-12-05) (aged 105)
Mexico City, Mexico
Occupation Historian
Awards Guggenheim 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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