Arana Goiri, Sabino
1865 - Born on January 26th in Abando. Spanish Basque nationalist, politician, writer and Bizkain representative.
1876 - Sabino de Arana was sent to the college of the Jesuit Priests of Orduna, where worked on a bachelor's degree.
1886 - He founded the editorial "Bizkaya'ren Edestija ta Izkera Pizkundia" (Rebirth of the History and Language of Bizkaia).
- He published works of linguistic, historic, literary and renaissance character.
- Had published in "Euskal Erria" his article "El Proyecto de Academia Bascongada del Sr. de Artinano", supporting what this man had presented at the Basque Festivals of the same year in Durango.
- His poetic work crystallizes in 33 hymns, poems and songs; his combative journalism in more than 600 articles and his Basque, literary and political works published during his life were 14.
1892 - His first work "Bizkaya por su Independencia" (Bizkaya for its Independence) appeared, he had dedicated himself to the study of history, legislation, language, socio-political problems, and to the meditation of the way to restore the private Basque laws.
1894 - He founded the society "Euzkeldun Batzokija", the first nationalist center.
1895 - Founded Basque Nationalist Party.
1898 - He was elected provincial representative of Bilbo.
1899 - Founded the daily "El Correo Vasco" (The Basque Mail) which only published 103 issues.
- Sabino de Arana was on of the pioneers of the social-Christianism and founder of the Basque Nationalist Party.
1901 - He was named vice-president en union de Arturo Campion, assisting personalities such as Iturralde y Suit, Arrese-Beitia, Luis de Arana y Goiri, Serapio Mugica, Estanislao de Aranzadi, R. M. de Azkue, Telesforo de Aranzadi, Juan Carlos Guerra, Domingo Aguirre and others.
1902 - The Congreso revened in Fuenterrabia and the society Eskual Zaleen Biltzarra was created, which still subsists, and of which he was vice president, also with Arturo Campion.
1903 - Died on November 25th in Sukarrieta at the age of 38.
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