- Category : 1909-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (16)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Masks 1
Mexican pioneer in law history studies and Mexico’s institutions who wrote more than sixty books and two hundred and fifty articles. He was a member of El Colegio Nacional since 6 January 1947, and of the Board of the Chronicle of Mexico City. He received the 1969 National Literature Award; the Vasco de Quiroga Medal (1986); the Rafael Heliodoro Valle Award (1988); the Eligio Ancona Medal; and the Prince of Asturias Award. He served as Ambassador of Mexico in France from 1966 to 1975.
In May 2008, at the age of 99, the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) bestowed upon him the Acknowledgment to a Lifetime Career to honor his work as a historian, scholar, researcher, thinker and cultural advocate. He died at age 105 on 12 December 2014.