Person - Bolívar Goyanes, José Ignacio (1924-1982)

Bolívar Goyanes, José Ignacio (1924-1982)




Preferred form:

Bolívar Goyanes, José Ignacio (1924-1982)

Fechas de existencia:

Madrid (España)  1924-08-21 - Cuernavaca (Morelos, México)  1982 (El redactor no conoce la fecha exacta del fallecimiento)


José Ignacio Bolívar Goyanes was born in Madrid in 1924. He was the son of Cándido Luis Bolívar Pieltain and grandson of Ignacio Bolívar y Urrutia. He was the eldest child of six siblings: Jose Ignacio, Amelia, Maria Luisa, Ana María, Simón and Antonio. When he was 15 years old he arrived in Mexico, where he studied the degree of Chemistry at the UNAM. He graduated in 1946. Then, he specialised in chemistry of proteins and electrophoresis in the Faculty of Medicine of Harvard University (USA), where he obtained his diploma in 1947. He was a member of "Ciencia" magazine's editorial board. He founded the Mexican Chemical Society, A. C., together with María del Consuelo Hidalgo y Mondragón, Rafael Illescas Frisbie, Manuel Madrazo Garamendi and Guillermo Cortina Anciola in 1956. He created and managed the Journal of the Mexican Chemical Society between 1965 and 1975. He was named president of the Latin American Federation of the Pharmaceutical Industry in 1965. He was designated Director of "Laboratorios Zapata", where he implemented techniques to commercially produce I.V. against diphtheria and tetanus for the first time in Mexico in 1966. He managed the "Revista Iberoamericana de Educación Química" between 1966 and 1974. Then, it stopped publishing until 1989, when it reappeared as "Educación Química". He was the founder and representative of Mexico in the Latin American Federation of Chemical Associations (1962-68). The Mexican Chemical Society conceded him the award Andres Manuel del Rio in 1967. He was the one that organized the first congress of Chemistry in North America. It was developed in Mexico in 1975. He was the father of Francisco Bolívar Zapata, who received the award Príncipe de Asturias in scientific and technical research in 1991. José Ignacio Bolívar Goyanes died in Cuernavaca, Morelos, in 1982.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939




Lugar de Nacimiento:

Madrid (España) in 1924-08-21

Lugar de Defunción:

Cuernavaca (Morelos, México) in 1982


Related Authorities

Family relationships :

Zapata Hernández, Carmen (1924-)  - Marriage (Esta casado/a con)

Hernández Hernández, Carolina (1895-1989)  - Collateral (Es yerno/nuera de)

Zapata Castañeda, Francisco (1890-1965)  - Collateral (Es yerno/nuera de)

Bolívar Pieltain, Cándido (1897-1976)  - Descendant (Es hijo/a de)

Goyanes Echegoyen, Amelia (1905-1998)  - Descendant (Es hijo/a de)

Bolívar Zapata, Francisco Gonzalo (1948- )  - Progenitor (Es padre de)

See ancestors See successors

Laboratorios del Dr. Zapata (México)  ( Es miembro de )

Associative relations :

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México  ( Es miembro de )

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