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Pedro Aguirre
The World’s History of Megalomania

(Historia mundial de la megalomanía)

Commercial Non-Fiction / Divulgation

  • Published: 18/06/2014
  • ISBN: 9786073123556
  • 200 pages

A surprising and enlightening anthology of the excesses, ravings and delusions of political cults of personality. It includes biographical notes and reflections on the numerous characters—from Alexander the Great, Caligula, Hitler, to Franco, Fidel Castro, and Gaddaffi—who have sought to do the impossible believing themselves providential superhumans: to become gods.

About the author

Pedro Arturo Aguirre (1963) has published essays and articles in numerous newspapers and magazines, including Nexos, Diálogo y Debate, Voz y voto, El Economista, El Universal and Reforma.