Person - Álvarez Cuervo, Eduardo (1851-?)

Álvarez Cuervo, Eduardo (1851-?)




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Álvarez Cuervo, Eduardo (1851-?)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Ribadavia (Ourense, España)  1851-03-16 - desconocida


Hispano-Cuban jurist and politician. He was a professor of Philosophy of Law, Public International Law and, Civil and Spanish Regional Law at the University of la Habana. He was the son of José Alvarez Menéndez and Barbara Cuervo Arango. In 1874, he was awarded a degree in Law by the University of Santiago and he was awarded a doctorate in Law by the Universidad Central in 1876. In 1880, he was appointed professor in Philosophy of Law and Public International Law at the University of la Habana. In 1892, he was transferred to the Chair of Civil and Spanish Regional Law until 1896. In 1895, he was appointed Vice rector of the University of La Habana.

After the separation of Cuba from Spain in 1898, he came back to Spain and stayed in Oviedo since he did not support the independency of Cuba and he did not want to loose his Spanish nationality.

He developed other activities:

Representative at the Spanish Parliament (1896-1898).

Chair at the Central Boar in charge of protected freed people.

Legal Councillor in the city counsel of la Habana from 1881 to 1883.

Interim advisor of the Navy Command from the province of la Habana.

Advisor of the Navy Assistantship.


Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho


Vicerrectores de Universidad between 1895 and 1896


Legislators between 1896 and 1898


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Ribadavia (Ourense, España) in 1851-03-16

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Universidad de La Habana (Cuba)  ( He/She is a member of )

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