Person - Fernández de Villegas Niño, Jorge (1920-2002)

Fernández de Villegas Niño, Jorge (1920-2002)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Barcelona (España)  1920 - Ciudad de México (México)  2002-05-16 (El redactor desconoce la fecha exacta del nacimiento.)


He was the son of Purificación Fernández de Villegas (sister of the famous actress Amparo Villegas), who was married to a well-known theater manager. Jorge enlisted the people's army at the age of 16 (1936). He became an officer soon due to his intellectual and leadership qualities. He was imprisoned for 5 years when the war ended. After his release, he crossed the Atlantic, where he met his wife, África Medina Navascués, a veterinarian. She was the daughter of María Navascués and Manuel Medina.

He had contact with several Mexican and Latin American writers as well as with other Spanish exiled intellectuals while he stayed in Mexico.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939



Lugar de Nacimiento:

Barcelona (España) in 1920

Lugar de Defunción:

Ciudad de México (México) in 2002-05-16


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Family relationships :

Medina Navascués, África (1915-2005)  - Marriage (He/She is married to)

Fernandez de Villegas Niño, Cristino (1888-1968)  - Collateral (He/She is the nephew/niece of)

Medina García, Manuel (1887-1961)  - Collateral (He/She is the Son-in-law/daughter-in-law of)

Navascués González, María (1886-1959)  - Collateral (He/She is the Son-in-law/daughter-in-law of)

Robles Fernández, Francisco (1920-1990)  - Collateral (He/She is the cousin of)

Villegas, Amparo (1885-1969)  - Collateral (He/She is the nephew/niece of)

Villegas Niño, Margarita (1899-1983)  - Collateral (He/She is the nephew/niece of)

Fernández de Villegas, Purificación (1887-1968)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

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