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  • DAVID JIMÉNEZ TORRES

    Madrid

Updated on Saturday, 5June2021-09: 29

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"He gave us for the centenarians."

This is how a Madrid newspaper expressed itself in 1910, and it was right.

In a few years, and when

the echoes of the Disaster of 1898 still sounded

, significant centenarians were accumulated: that of the War of Independence and the Cortes of Cádiz (from 1908 to 1914), that of the Spanish-American independences (1910), and those of the publication of

Don Quixote

(1905) and the death of Cervantes (1916).

Those ephemeris were celebrated in style.

And, in this way

, some

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