Person - Roura Canosa, María del Carmen (1915-2004)

Roura Canosa, María del Carmen (1915-2004)




Preferred form:

Roura Canosa, María del Carmen (1915-2004)Alternative forms (other languages)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Lleida (España)  1915 - Barcelona (España)  2004


Spanish teacher that exiled after the Spanish Civil War, daughter of Teresa Canosa and sister of Josefa Roure Canosa, who was a teacher as well. She studied the higher secondary-education course and then Teacher Education in the Normal School of Lleida, as well as her sister. She was an active member of the Unified Socialist Party of Catalonia (PSUC) and the Unified Socialist Youth, and also joined several organizations like the International Red Aid. She lived eleven years in the URSS, sent by the PSUC, to work as teacher in the Spanish refugees children colony. She left the URSS in 1957 and went to Mexico, where her sister was working as teacher in Luis Vives High School of Mexico City. Carmen worked as Russian teacher in the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She returned to Spain in 1978.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939



Profession (carried on by):




México (estado, México) between 1957 and 1978 Obs.:  Exilio.


Union of Soviet Socialist Republics  Obs.:  Colabora en las colonias de niños españoles

Place of arrival:

France  Obs.:  Exilio

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Lleida (España) in 1915

Lugar de Defunción:

Barcelona (España) in 2004





Roure Canosa, Carmen. Ruiz-Funes, Concepción. Proyecto de Historia Oral "Refugiados Españoles en México", Archivo de la Palabra, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), México : entrevista a la Señora Carmen Roure Canosa. realizada por Concepción Ruiz-Funes... [para el Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia de México En Colaboración Con el Ministerio de Cultura de España. [s.L.: S.N.]: 1981]. 220 P..

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Family relationships :

Roure Canosa, Josefa (1918-2004)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Salvadores, Luis (1909-1993)  - Collateral (He/She is my brother-in-law/sister-in-law)

Canosa Orovitg, Teresa (1895-?)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

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Partit Socialista Unificat de Catalunya  ( He/She is a member of )

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