Margarita Chorné y Salazar, the First Woman in Latin America with a University Degree

Margarita Chorné y Salazar, the First Woman in Latin America with a University Degree

by Martha Diaz de Kuri

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Margarita Chorné y Salazar, the First Woman in Latin America with a University Degree by Martha Diaz de Kuri

Martha Diaz de Kuri rescues the biography of Margarita Chorné y Salazar, the first woman in Latin America to get a university diploma. Chorné was ahead of her time. She was the second of 5 bother born to Dentist Agustín Chorné and Paz Salazar in 1864. Following her father's and older brother's steps, she acquired a passion for dentistry (called odontology in those times). After passing her final exam she obtained her dentistry surgeon degree, becoming the first woman in Latin America to posses a degree. She married at 40 and had a son that later made her grandmother with tow daughters. When was always surrounded by the support and care of her loved ones and died at 98 years of age.

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BN ID: 2940152939873
Publisher: DEMAC A.C.
Publication date: 03/24/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 901 KB

About the Author

(México, 1943) es cirujana dentista y licenciada en Historia. Es jefa del Departamento de Historia de la Facultad de Odontología de la UNAM. Ha publicado, entre otros: Historia del Hospital General de México (1994); El nacimiento de una profesión: la odontología en el siglo XIX en México (1994); De Líbano a México: crónica de un pueblo emigrante (con Lourdes Macluf, 1995) y Margarita Chorné y Salazar: la primera mujer titulada en América Latina (1998), por el que recibió el Premio DEMAC de biografía.

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