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Juan de Velasco


Juan de Velasco y Perez Petroche was an 18th-century Ecuadorian Jesuit priest, historian, and professor of philosophy and theology from the Royal Audience of Quito. He was born in Riobamba to Juan de Velasco y Lopez de Moncayo and to Maria Perez Petroche. Among the universities where he taught was the Universidad de San Marcos in Lima in the Viceroyalty of Peru. He is best known for his history book Historia del Reino de Quito, although he also wrote books in fields other than history, such as physics textbooks and poetry anthologies.

A picture of Juan de Velasco was in a 1947 60-cent postal stamp of the Ecuadorian postal service [*].

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