Person - Buen Lozano, Rafael de (1891-1966)

Buen Lozano, Rafael de (1891-1966)

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Person

Preferred form:

Buen Lozano, Rafael de (1891-1966)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

1891-07-10 - 1966-05-30

History:

Spanish professor of Sciences. Son of Odón de Buen and Rafaela Lozano Rey. He stood out in oceanography like his father and his brother Fernando.

He studied in the "Universidad Central de Madrid", where he carried out a PhD in 1912 with the thesis "Estudio de los fondos marinos", and later specialized in biology and oceanography. He was in Monaco, by the side of the prince of Monaco, actively taking part in the setting up of the Oceanographic Museum.

In 1913-1914, he was the head of the Marine Biology Lab in Málaga. In 1914, he held a professorship of Mineralogy, Botany and Zoology in the Faculty of Sciences in Cádiz ("Universidad de Sevilla"). He started working as Head of Section of Oceanography in the "Instituto Español de Oceanografía", created by his father. Since January 1924, he worked as a professor in the "Universidad Central de Madrid".

Member of "UGT". Afiliated to "Partido Radical Socialista" until he joined the "AS de Madrid". During the Civil War he approached to the Communist Party, and fought as Captain and Infantry Major in the Republican Army.

Rafael, Sadí and Fernando de Buen married three López de Heredia sisters: Francisca, Berta y María del Carmen, in that order. Rafael had 4 children with Francisca: Pedro, Héctor, Mario and Rafaela. In 1937, Rafael left his wife and kids, starting a new relationship with Matilde Lafin, who stayed with him during exile and until his death.

On March 28th, 1939, Rafael started his exile leaving Alicante on board the Stanbrook. He arrived in Orán (Argelia) on the 30th. Afterwards, he went to México, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panamá, Guatemala and Venezuela. He worked in several universities: Granada (Nicaragua), Panamá, Instituto Politécnico Nacional de México, San Carlos (Guatemala), Central de Venezuela and Michoacana. Although he lived in different Latin American countries, he always returned to México, where he died.

Stanbrook (barco de vapor)

Date of the event: 1939-03-30

Location associated with the date: Orán (Argelia)

 
Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1939-03-28

Location associated with the date: Alicante (España)

 

Places

Domicile:

Guatemala

Domicile:

Costa Rica

Subjects

Gender:

Varón

Sources

Sánchez Díaz, Gerardo. Rafael de Buen Lozano. Ciencia y conciencia en el exilio republicano español, 1940-1966. En: Revista Inclusiones. Vol. 5. No. 4. Octubre/Diciembre 2018. pp. 256-277.

Taracena Arriola, Arturo. Rafael de Buen Lozano: el periplo americano de un exiliado republicano español. En: Cuadernos Intercambio sobre Centroamérica y el Caribe. Vol. 12, No. 2., 2015, pp. 103-118.

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Family relationships :

López de Heredia, Francisca (1888-1972)  - Marriage (He/She is married to)

Buen Lladó, Maricel de (1932-)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Buen Lladó, Nuria de (1939-)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Buen López de Heredia, Ana María de (1928-2019)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Buen López de Heredia, Berta de (1923-?)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Buen López de Heredia, María del Carmen de  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Buen López de Heredia, Óscar de (1925-2018)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Buen López de Heredia, Sadí de (1921-2000)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Buen Lozano, Demófilo de (1890-1946)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Buen Lozano, Eliseo de (1899-ca.1979)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Buen Lozano, Fernando de (1895-1962)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Buen Lozano, Jorge de (1927-2019)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Buen Lozano, Néstor de (1925-2016)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Buen Lozano, Odón de (1922-1982)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Buen Lozano, Paz de (1920- )  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Buen Lozano, Víctor de (1902-?)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Buen, Sadí de (1893-1936)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

López de Heredia, Berta  - Collateral (He/She is my brother-in-law/sister-in-law)

López de Heredia, María del Carmen (?-1937)  - Collateral (He/She is my brother-in-law/sister-in-law)

Lozano Rey, Luis (1879-1958)  - Collateral (He/She is the nephew/niece of)

Buen, Odón de (1863-1945)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

Lozano Rey, Rafaela (1870-1941)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

Buen López de Heredia, Pedro de (1916-?)  - Progenitor (He is the father of)

Buen López de Heredia, Rafaela de (1921-2016)  - Progenitor (He is the father of)

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