Biographies of Honduras

Learn about the biographies and lives of the most important historical and current figures of Honduras.

Biography of José Cecilio Díaz del Valle

He was a Honduran philosopher, politician, lawyer, and journalist. He studied at the University of San Carlos in Guatemala, which forged him in the love of science, and which made him tirelessly search and investigate books, facts and things.

He is credited with drafting the Central American Independence Act for which he fervently fought. Role of José Cecilio del Valle in independence.



Biography of Lucila Gamero de Medina

Biography of Lucila Gamero de Medina

She was one of the first Honduran women writers. She was called "the great lady of Honduran letters." His most outstanding work was Blanca Olmedo.

Biography of Ramón Amaya Amador

Biography of Ramón Amaya Amador

He was a journalist and one of the most prolific writers in Honduras. Author of Green Prison, Los Brujos de Ilamatepeque, Cipotes.

 Biography of Alfonso Guillén Zelaya

Biography of Alfonso Guillén Zelaya

He was a Honduran writer, poet, journalist, editor, and diplomat. Fervent defender of the democracy of Honduras. Writer of the essay "Lo Esencial".


Governors and Presidents of Honduras

List of Governors, Heads of State and Presidents who have been in office in Honduras from 1824 to 2022.

The President of Honduras is the head of state and government of the nation, he is officially identified as Constitutional President of the Republic of Honduras in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of Honduras of 1982.



 Biography of Froylán Turcios

Biography of Froylán Turcios

He was a Honduran poet, storyteller, editor, anthologist and journalist, he is considered one of the most important Honduran intellectuals of the early 20th century.

Biography of José Antonio Velásquez

Biography of José Antonio Velásquez

José Antonio Velásquez was a self-taught Honduran artist. He was considered the first Primitivist Painter of America.

Biography of Lidia Handal

Biography of Lidia Handal

Lidia Handal was a very important representative of Honduran music in the world.



Próceres Nacionales y Símbolos Patrios

Honduras counts in the memory of history with the deeds of great men, who were an example of dedication, courage and love for the country.