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

Buen Lozano, Rafael de (1891-1966)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

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

Fechas de existencia:

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.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1939-03-28

Location associated with the date: Alicante (España)

 
Stanbrook (barco de vapor)

Date of the event: 1939-03-30

Location associated with the date: Orán (Argelia)

 

Places

Lugar de Residencia:

Granada (Nicaragua)

Lugar de Residencia:

Guatemala

Lugar de Residencia:

Costa Rica

Subjects

sexo:

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.

Related Authorities

Family relationships :

López de Heredia, Francisca (1888-1972)  - Marriage (Esta casado/a con)

Buen Lladó, Maricel de (1932-)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Buen Lladó, Nuria de (1939-)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Buen López de Heredia, Ana María de (1928-2019)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Buen López de Heredia, Berta de (1923-?)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Buen López de Heredia, María del Carmen de  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Buen López de Heredia, Óscar de (1925-2018)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Buen López de Heredia, Sadí de (1921-2000)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Buen Lozano, Demófilo de (1890-1946)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Buen Lozano, Eliseo de (1899-ca.1979)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Buen Lozano, Fernando de (1895-1962)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Buen Lozano, Jorge de (1927-2019)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Buen Lozano, Néstor de (1925-2016)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Buen Lozano, Odón de (1922-1982)  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Buen Lozano, Paz de (1920- )  - Collateral (Es tio/a de)

Buen Lozano, Víctor de (1902-?)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Buen, Sadí de (1893-1936)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

López de Heredia, Berta  - Collateral (Es cuñado/a de)

López de Heredia, María del Carmen (?-1937)  - Collateral (Es cuñado/a de)

Lozano Rey, Luis (1879-1958)  - Collateral (Es sobrino/a de)

Buen, Odón de (1863-1945)  - Descendant (Es hijo/a de)

Lozano Rey, Rafaela (1870-1941)  - Descendant (Es hijo/a de)

Buen López de Heredia, Pedro de (1916-?)  - Progenitor (Es padre de)

Buen López de Heredia, Rafaela de (1921-2016)  - Progenitor (Es padre de)

See ancestors See successors

Documents

Producer of:

  • No Units of Description associated.