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Juan de Arechederra y Tovar
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Date of Birth: 20 July 1681

Place of Birth: Caracas

Date of Death: 12 November 1751

Place of Death: Manila


Juan de Arechederra y Tovar was born in Caracas in the New Kingdom of Granada, and was baptised on 20 July 1681. He entered the Dominican Order in 1701 and completed his doctoral studies in theology in Mexico. He was sent on mission in the Philippines in 1713, achieving high ranking p…

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Donoso, Isaac, “Juan de Arechederra y Tovar”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>

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