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Hernández

(Encyclopedia) Hernández. For some Spaniards thus named, use Fernández.

Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez was a star tight end for the NFL's New England Patriots when he was charged with the execution-style murder of a friend in Massachusetts in 2013. He was convicted and sentenced to…

Jaime Hernandez

Jaime Hernandez is the artist and writer who co-created the comic book series Love and Rockets. With his older brothers Mario and Gilbert, Hernandez put out the first issue in 1981, and the next year…

Hernández, José

(Encyclopedia) Hernández, José hōsā´ ārnän´dĕs, 1834–86, Argentine poet, journalist, and soldier. Hernández lived in the pampas as a child. He was the author of the national classic of gaucho…

Hernández Martínez, Maximiliano

(Encyclopedia) Hernández Martínez, Maximiliano mäk˝sēmēlyä´nō ĕrnän´dĕs märtē´nĕs, 1882–1966, president of El Salvador (1931–44). An admirer of fascist theories, he seized power during a palace…

Hernández, Miguel

(Encyclopedia) Hernández, Miguel mēgĕl´ ārnän´dĕs, 1910–42, Spanish poet, b. Orihuela. A completely self-taught writer, he absorbed the influence of the poets of the Golden Age and of the generation…

Hernández Colón, Rafael

(Encyclopedia) Hernández Colón, Rafael räfäĕl´ ĕrnän´dĕs kōlōn´, 1936–2019, governor of Puerto Rico (1973–77, 1985–93). An honors graduate of Johns Hopkins (1956) and the Univ. of Puerto Rico law…

Sánchez Hernández, Fidel

(Encyclopedia) Sánchez Hernández, Fidel fēdĕl´ sän´chĕth ārnän´dās, 1917–2003, president of El Salvador (1967–72). An army general, he served as minister of interior under President Julio Rivera. As…

Joseph Marion Hernandez Biography

Joseph Marion HernandezU.S. CongressmanBorn: 8/4/1793Birthplace: St. Augustine, Florida Joseph Marion Hernandez was the first Hispanic to serve in the U.S. Congress, as a delegate from the…