Salvador Xosé Zapata e López

Category: Chemist
Birth Date: 24th December 1781 (†21st April 1854)
Birth Place: Santa María de Guísamo - Betanzos (A Coruña)

At the beginning of century XIX he moved to Havana and worked as a chemist’s apprentice. In 1913, he became a chemist. He attended many poor people in his chemist. Besides, he was a great researcher.

 Other Interesting Aspects

When he died, he left his fortune for charity such as Zapata School that was inaugurated in 1873. There is a street with his name in Havana.