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Suárez

Index: España, El otro, el mismo, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 932.
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Fishburn and Hughes: The name of several Argentine military men, including Borges's ancestor to whom the allusion in CF 212 probably refers. Manuel Isidoro Suárez (1759-1843) was Borges's mother's maternal grandfather. Borges honoured his memory in two poems. Suárez fought in the Wars of Independence and is remembered as the victor of Junín. In the period leading to 1829, during the struggles between Federalists and Unitarians, Suárez fought on the side of the Unitarians. A Biography of Tadeo Isidoro Cruz (1829-1874)