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Rosendo Rubi’s university thesis and accomplishments of two of his children

During visits to relatives last Fall I was shown important documents about the accomplishments of Rosendo Rubi Altamirano and two of his children, Emilio (my grandfather) and Esmeralda Rubi Moncada.  The most significant of these is Rosendo Rubi’s 1895 (February … Continue reading

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La familia de Rosendo Rubí

Rosendo Rubí Altamirano (Aprox. 1861 – 6 Enero 1942) y Josefa Margarita Otero (m. 4 Mayo 1942) tuvieron 8 hijos.  De estos, Roberto y Juan Rafael murieron jóvenes. Le agradezco a mi mamá por haberme dado estas fotos de los … Continue reading

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Artículo en La Prensa sobre Rosendo Rubí

El 26 de septiembre pasado, Eddy Kühl publicó un artículo en La Prensa (Nicaragua) sobre el Dr. Rosendo Rubí: Un nica quiso patentar la telefonía inalámbrica en 1904. Eddy es ingeniero e historiador, dueño (junto con su familia) de el … Continue reading

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Fechas de muerte y nacimiento del Dr. Rosendo Rubí Altamirano

La fecha de muerte del Dr. Rosendo Rubí Altamirano está labrada en su lápida en el Cementerio de Guadalupe, de León, Nicaragua: el 6 de enero de 1940. Este dato lo tomé hace unos 10 años en una visita al … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Pavilion Photos, St. Louis Exposition

Rosendo Rubi’s presence at the 1904 St. Louis Exposition was a key event in his life that I strongly suspect will eventually yield specific documentation on his radio inventions and contemporary perceptions of their worth. I’ve already talked a bit … Continue reading

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Rosendo Rubi: New York Times obituary and two other references

I’ve emphasized in these articles that very few written documents are known that mention Rosendo Rubi, and most of these are very brief (1-3 sentences) or appear to paraphrase Ruben Dario’s 1908 statements [++]. In fact, until recently I was … Continue reading

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Entries in World’s Fair Bulletin, 1903-1904

Possibly the first time I found new, primary information about Rosendo Rubi was in September, 1998, when I learned about the St. Louis World’s Fair Bulletin[RR8]. This monthly newsletter was published during the period 1899-1905. It narrated events and personalities … Continue reading

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