José Celso Barbosa

José Celso Barbosa

Dr. José Celso Barbosa (July 27, 1857 – September 21, 1921) was a physician, sociologist, and political leader of Puerto Rico. Known within Puerto Rico's New Progressive Party as "The father of the Statehood for Puerto Rico movement," Barbosa was also the first Puerto Rican to earn a medical degree in the United States.

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