Person - Benlliure, José Luis (1898-1981)

Benlliure, José Luis (1898-1981)




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Benlliure, José Luis (1898-1981)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Madrid (España)  1898-07-05 - Madrid (España)  1981


Spanish exiled architect, son of sculptor Mariano Benlliure y Gil (1962-1947) and singer Lucrecia López de Arana (1871-1927), nephew of painters José and Juan Antonio Benlliure and cousin of painter José Benlliure Ortiz (1884-1916). He studied higher secondary-education course in Madrid and later in London until 1914. He joined the Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid and was in contact with the "Residencia de Estudiantes" of Madrid. He worked in the "Junta de Construcciones Escolares" in 1928 and in the Royal Theatre repairing.

He married Soledad Galán Guerra and had two children: José Luis and Lucrecia Benññiure Galán. During the Spanish Civil War, he was part of the commission that protected the Artistic National Treasure.

In 1937, he moved to Valencia and joined the army as engineer. When the war was over, he was sent to Saint Cyprien concentration camp (France), from where he got out with the help of Marshal Petain. He exiled with his all his family in Veracruz (Mexico) on board "Flandre" ship.

In 1941, he worked as architect and painter for professional magazines in Mexico City. He returned to Spain in 1948 and settled in Mallorca and in Madrid one year later.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939

Flandre (barco de vapor)

Date of the event: 1939-04-22

Location associated with the date: Veracruz (México)






Place of arrival:

Veracruz (México)

Madrid (España) in 1898-07-05

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Madrid (España) in 1898-07-05

Lugar de Defunción:

Madrid (España) in 1981





. El Exilo Español en México/1939-1982. . Salvat .Fondo de Cultura Económica. . México: Iª ed....

Benlliure López de Aranda, José Luis. Aub, Elena. Proyecto de Historia Oral "Refugiados Españoles en México", Archivo de la Palabra, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), México : entrevista al señor José Luis Benlliure López de Aranda. realizada por Elena Aub [Para El Instituto Nacional de Antropología E Historia de México En Colaboración Con el Ministerio de Cultura de España]. [s.L.: S.N.]: 1980]. 81 P..

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Family relationships :

Galán Guerra, Soledad (1906-?)  - Marriage (He/She is married to)

Benlliure Gil, José (1855-1937)  - Collateral (He/She is the nephew/niece of)

Benlliure Gil, Juan Antonio (1860-1930)  - Collateral (He/She is the nephew/niece of)

Benlliure Tuero, Mariano (1889-1951)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Arana, Lucrecia (1867-1927)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

Benlliure Gil, Mariano (1862-1947)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

Benlliure Galán, José Luis (1928-1994)  - Progenitor (He is the father of)

See ancestors See successors

Coll Alas, Óscar (1909-1967)  ( Coinciden en el cuerpo de ingenieros del ejército Republicano. )

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