José Toribio Medina (1852-1930) was a Chilean writer, lawyer, historian, bibliographer, and diplomat. Born on October 21, 1852, in Santiago, Medina held Chilean citizenship. He received his education at the Instituto Nacional General José Miguel Carrera in Santiago. During his lifetime, he contributed significantly to various fields and had a diverse career.
After his death on December 11, 1930, in Santiago, Medina left behind a legacy that encompassed a variety of roles, including writer, lawyer, historian, bibliographer, and diplomat.