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Juan Antonio Llorente (born March 30, 1756 in Rincon de Soto (La Rioja), Spain; died February 5, 1823 in Madrid) was a Spanish historian. March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... 1756 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Capital Logroño Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 16th  5 045 km²  1,0% Population  â€“ Total (2003)  â€“ % of Spain  â€“ Density Ranked 17th   281 614  0,7%  55,82/km² Demonym  â€“ English  â€“ Spanish  â€”  riojano/a Statute of Autonomy June 9, 1982 Parliament  â€“ Congress seats  â€“ Senate seats  4  1 President Pedro Sanz... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Madrid is the capital and largest city in Spain, as well as in the province and the autonomous community of the same name. ... A historian is a person who studies history. ...


He studied at the university of Saragossa, and, having been ordained priest, became vicar-general to the bishop of Calahorra in 1782. In 1785 he became commissary of the Holy Office at Logrono, and in 1789 its general secretary at Madrid. For alternative meanings, see Zaragoza (disambiguation). ... A vicar general is an ecclesiastical office in the Latin rite of the Catholic Church existing in each particular church. ... A bishop is an ordained member of the Christian clergy who, in certain Christian churches, holds a position of authority. ... Calahorra, La Rioja, Spain is located in the comarca of La Rioja Baja, in that regions southwest, near the border with Navarre on the right bank of the Ebro. ... Holy Office can refer to: the Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office, now called the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith - the historical Inquisition another word for the Mass (liturgy) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Logroño (2002 pop. ...


In the crisis of 1808 Llorente identified himself with the Bonapartists, and was engaged for a few years in superintending the execution of the decree for the suppression of the monastic orders, and in examining the archives of the Inquisition. On the return of King Ferdinand VII to Spain in 1814 he withdrew to France, where he published his great work, Historia critica de la inquisition de Espana (Paris, 1815-1817). Translated into English, French, German, Dutch and Italian, it attracted much attention in Europe and involved its author in considerable persecution, which, on the publication of his Portraits politiques des popes in 1822, culminated in a peremptory order to leave France. The Peninsular War (1808–1814) (known as War of Independence in Spain as French Invasions in Portugal and as Guerre dEspagne in France) was a major conflict during the Napoleonic Wars, fought in the Iberian Peninsula with Spanish, Portuguese, and the British forces fighting against Napoleonic French. ... In French political history, Bonapartists were monarchists who desired a French Empire under the House of Bonaparte, the Corsican family of Napoleon Bonaparte (Napoleon I of France) and his nephew Louis (Napoleon III of France). ... Artistic (i. ... Ferdinand VII (October 14, 1784 - September 29, 1833) was King of Spain from 1813 to 1833. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... World map showing Europe Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. ...


Both the personal character and the literary accuracy of Llorente have been assailed, but although he was not an exact historian there is no doubt that he made an honest use of documents relating to the Inquisition which are no longer extant.


The English translation of the Historia (London, 1826) is abridged. Llorente also wrote Memorias para la historia de la revolution espanola (Paris, 1814-1816), translated into French (Paris, 1815-1819); Noticias historicas sobre las tres provincias va coneadas (Madrid, 1806-1808); an autobiography, Noticia biografica (Paris, 1818), and other works. London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ...


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  • This article incorporates text from the 1911 Encyclop√¶dia Britannica, a publication in the public domain.

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Juan Antonio Llorente - LoveToKnow 1911 (272 words)
JUAN ANTONIO LLORENTE (1756-1823), Spanish historian, was born on the 30th of March 1756 at Rincon de Soto in Aragon.
In the crisis of 1808 Llorente identified himself with the Bonapartists, and was engaged for a few years in superintending the execution of the decree for the suppression of the monastic orders, and in examining the archives of the Inquisition.
Both the personal character and the literary accuracy of Llorente have been assailed, but although he was not an exact historian there is no doubt that he made an honest use of documents relating to the Inquisition which are no longer extant.
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