Person - Zumalacárregui Prat, José María (1879-1956)

Zumalacárregui Prat, José María (1879-1956)




Preferred form:

Zumalacárregui Prat, José María (1879-1956)Other forms

Fechas de existencia:

Lucena (Córdoba, España)  1879-07-11 - Madrid (España)  1956-04-30


Zumalacárregui was a professor in Political Economy and Public Finance. He was son to Tomás de Zumalacárregui y Arrue and Adela Prat y Homet. In 1954, he was given the title of Count of Zumalacárregui Grandee of Spain.

He studied Law, Philosophy and Humanities at Universidad de Salamanca and obtained his doctorate with a thesis that was directed by Gumersindo de Acárate in 1900 from the Faculty of Law at Universidad Central. A year later, he was awarded a scholarship to expand his studies on Sociology and Social Economy in Paris. In 1904, he obtained another doctorate from the Faculty of Philosofy and Humanities at Universidad Central.

In 1903 he was given the title of professor of Political Economy and Public Finance at Universidad de Santiago after he passed the public exam to enter. But that same year he relocated to Universidad de Valencia, where he was made Dean of the Faculty in 1921 and Rector in 1930. He was dismissed by the Republic government in 1931 and in 1937 he offered his services to the national party and was provisionally assigned to the Faculty of Law at Universidad de Valladolid. In 1930 he went back to teach in Valencia and was once again a Rector. In 1941 he relocated to Universidad de Madrid, where he retired.

Other activities:

Zumalacárregui also was:

Member of the National Welfare Institute Board, and of its permanent commission as well as its first vice-president.

President of the Council for National Economy.

Academic member of the Real Academia de Ciencias Morales y Políticas since 1941.

Named deputy in Court by the Head of State in 1943, office which he held for 5 legislation terms until his death in Madrid in 1956.


Profesión (Es realizada por):

Catedráticos de Derecho

(Función) Desempeña/lleva a cabo/realiza:

Rectores universitarios in  València (España)


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Lucena (Córdoba, España) in 1879-07-11

Lugar de Defunción:

Madrid (España) in 1956-04-30


Título Nobiliario:

Zumalacarregui, condes de





Related Authorities

Real Academia de Ciencias Morales y Políticas (España)  ( Es miembro de )

Associative relations :

Universidad de Valencia (España)  ( Es miembro de )

Family relationships :

Zumalacárregui Arrue, Tomás (1837-?)  - Descendant (Es hijo/a de)

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Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España


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