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Person - Menéndez Pidal, Juan (1861-1915)

Menéndez Pidal, Juan (1861-1915)




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Menéndez Pidal, Juan (1861-1915)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Madrid (España)  1861 - 1915


Juan Menéndez Pidal was a Spanish archivist, politician, and writer. He was son of the judge Juan Menéndez Fernández and Ramona Pidal, and brother of the judge Faustino Menéndez Pidal, of the painter Luis Menéndez Pidal, and of the historian and philologist Ramón Menéndez Pidal. He studied Secondary Education in Oviedo and graduated in Law from the Central University of Madrid. He was a parliamentary deputy in Asturias between 1891 and 1893, and between 1899 and 1903 he was civil governor of Pontevedra, Guadalajara, and Burgos. He joined the Cuerpo de Archiveros y Bibliotecarios (Corp of Archivists and Librarians) in 1896. He directed the "Revista de Archivos, Bibliotecas y Museos" (Magazine of Archives, Libraries, and Museums) and was Director of the Archivo Histórico Nacional (AHN; National Historical Archive).







Lugar de Nacimiento:

Madrid (España) in 1861

Related Authorities

Archivo Histórico Nacional (Madrid, España)  ( He/She works for )

Associative relations :

Vignau Ballester, Vicente (1834-1919)  ( He/She/It collaborated with )

Family relationships :

Menéndez Pidal, Faustino (1855-1924)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Menéndez Pidal, Luis (1861-1932)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Menéndez Pidal, Ramón (1869-1968)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Menéndez-Pidal y Álvarez, José (1908-1981)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Menéndez-Pidal y Álvarez, Luis (1896-1975)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Menéndez Fernández Cordero, Juan  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

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Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España


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  • Archivo Histórico Nacional  (2)