Tulio Halperín Donghi

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Tulio Halperín Donghi (27 October 1926 – 14 November 2014) was an Argentine historian. He obtained a Ph.D in history and a law degree at the University of Buenos Aires, then taught at the institution's Faculty of Arts. from 1955-1966. Donghi moved to the National University of the Litoral, where he was named dean. Donghi later taught at the University of Oxford, and became a faculty member of the University of California, Berkeley in 1972.[1][2]


Halperín Donghi was born in Buenos Aires, in 1926. He received both a juris doctor and a Doctorate in History from the University of Buenos Aires in 1955. Halperín became a renowned Latin American historian.

Exiled in 1966 following the Night of the Big Batons, he divided his time between the University of California and the University of Buenos Aires. Halperín was given an award for Scholarly Distinction from the American Historical Association in 1998,[3] and authored numerous books.



  1. ^ "Murió Tulio Halperín Donghi" (in Spanish). Página/12. 14 November 2014. Retrieved 16 November 2014.
  2. ^ Iván Jaksić, "Tulio Halperin Donghi" in Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, vol. 3, p. 171. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1996.
  3. ^ Spring 2008 Calendar of Events Archived 2008-05-01 at the Wayback Machine, Center for Latin American Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

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