See also:American poet and
See also:scholar, was
See also:born at
See also:Caracas (
See also:Venezuela) on the 29th of
See also:November 1781, and in early youth held a minor
See also:post in the
See also:civil administration . He joined the colonial revolutionary party, and in 18ro was sent on a
See also:mission to
See also:London, where he resided for nineteen years, acting as secretary to the legations of Chile,
See also:Colombia and Venezuela, studying in the
See also:British Museum, supplementing his small
See also:salary by giving private lessons in
See also:Spanish, by journalistic
See also:work and by copying
See also:Jeremy Bentham's almost indecipherable
See also:manuscripts . In 1829 he accepted a post in the Chilean
See also:treasury, settled at
See also:Santiago and took a prominent
See also:part in founding the
See also:national university (1843), of which he became rector . He was nominated senator, and died at Santiago de Chile on the 15th of
See also:October 1865 .
See also:Bello was mainly responsible for the civil
See also:code promulgated on the 14th of
See also:December 1855 . His
See also:deal with such various subjects as
See also:law, philosophy,
See also:criticism and
See also:philology; of these the most important is his Gramletica castellana (1847), the leading authority on the subject .. But his position in literature proper is secured by his Silvas Americanas, a poem written during his residence in England, which conveys with extra-ordinary force the majestic impression of the South American landscape . Bello's
See also:complete works were issued in fifteen 'volumes by the Chilean
See also:government (Santiago de Chile, 1881–1893) ; he is the subject of an excellent biography (Santiago de Chile, 1882) by
See also:Miguel Luis Amunategui . (J . F.-K.) BELLO-HORIZONTE, or
See also:MINAS, a city of Brazil, capital of the state of Minas Geraes since 1898, about 50 M . N.W. of Ouro Preto, connected with the Central of Brazil railway by a branch
See also:line 9 M. in length . Pop .
(estimated) in 1906, 25,000 to 30,000 . The city was built by the state on an open
See also:plateau, and provided with all necessary public buildings,
See also:water and
See also:tramway services before the seat of government was transferred from Ouro Preto . The cost of transfer was about £1,000,000 . The city has grown rapidly, and is considered one of the most attractive state capitals of Brazil .
KARL MIKAEL BELLMAN (1740–1795)
BELLONA (originally DUELLONA)
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