Jose Marti, Cuban Revolutionary 1853

January 28, 1853 is the birthday of the poet and essayist Jose Marti, who founded the Cuban Revolutionary Party and led the struggle for independence from Spain.  During his exile from Cuba due to his revolutionary politics, Marti spent about 15 years in the US, mostly in New York.  His political writings stress both socioeconomic and liberal justice.  In an almost Hollywood ending, he died on May 19, 1895, charging on a white horse against Spanish forces.
28 de enero 1853 es el cumpleaños de Martí poeta y ensayista José, que fundó el Partido Revolucionario Cubano y dirigió la lucha por la independencia de España. Durante su exilio de Cuba debido a sus ideas políticas revolucionarias, Martí pasó cerca de 15 años en los EE.UU., sobre todo en Nueva York. Sus escritos políticos hincapié en la justicia, tanto socio-económico y liberal. Murió el 19 de mayo de 1895, la carga en un caballo blanco contra las fuerzas españolas.

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