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Ernesto Andres Livacic Gazzano was a prominent Chilean academic and author who published more than 50 books on literature and on the field of education.
Livacic was born in the southern Chilean city of Punta Arenas to a family of Croatian origin. He earned a Master of Education degree and worked for 14 years as a teacher in a number of secondary educational institutions in Chile. In 1961 he became a professor at the University of Chile and in 1962 he also became an educational authority and planner for UNESCO.
Livacic worked for the Chilean Ministry of Education for 8 years as technical secretary of the Superintendency of Education (1965 1969); he later served as Sub Secretary of Education (1969 -1970). He was also a distinguished member of the National Council of Education in Chile from 1965 to 1973.
Instituto Chileno Croata de Cultura
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
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