Person - Calvo Blanco, Julián (1909-1986)

Calvo Blanco, Julián (1909-1986)

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Person

Preferred form:

Calvo Blanco, Julián (1909-1986)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Murcia (España)  1909-02-01 - 1986

History:

Spanish exiled jurist, linguist, writer and mason who was born in Murcia in 1909 and spent his childhood in his home town. He became professional technical civil servant of the County Council in 1932, and Doctor of Laws in the University of Madrid since 1932 until 1936. In 1930, he joined the Spanish Republican Action, and the Republican Left in 1934. During the Spanish Civil War, he worked in Warsow and Brussels embassies. In 1938, he was designated Lieutenant of the Republic Army company and, since 1938 until 1939, he was Judge in the "Tribunal Superior de alta Traición y Espionaje". When the war was over, he exiled in Mexico in 1940 and worked as civil servant in "Fondo de Cultura Española" publishing house. He was also secretary of "Litoral" magazine and collaborated in "Ultramar" and "Las Españas" magazines as well. Between 1955 and 1975, he was civil servant in the UN, member of the "Academia Mexicana de las Ciencias" and of the Academy of American Franciscan History of Washington.

He went back to Spain in 1975, when he was already retired from the UN and the Murcia County Council. He joined the Spanish Democratic Republican Action and, in 1978, he was designated Grand Master of the Freemasonry in Spain.

He married Eliana Vergara Flores, English teacher, in 1957 in Chile and had two children. During the eighties, they lived in Madrid, where their children studied.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939

 

Occupations

Places

Place of arrival:

Veracruz (México)

Chile  Obs.:  Se casa en Chile

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Murcia (España) in 1909-02-01

Subjects

Sources

. Pla Brugat, Dolores. Catálogo del fondo de historia oral : refugiados españoles en México : Archivo de la Palabra. 1ª ed.. Dolores Pla Brugat (coordinadora). México D.F.: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia. 2011. 1 CD-ROM. 978-607-484-184-8.

Related Authorities

Family relationships :

Calvo Blanco, Manuel (1916-?)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

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