Person - Carner, Josep (1884-1970)

Carner, Josep (1884-1970)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Barcelona (España)  1884-02-06 - Bruselas (Bélgica)  1970-06-04


Spanish poet, journalist and diplomatic, exiled. Graduated in Law and Philosophy by the University of Barcelona. He was a playwright and a poetry, language and Catalan prose reformer. He run several magazines such as Catalunya and Empori.

In 1911 he was named member of the philological section of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans (Institute of Catalan Studies). He wrote in the newspaper La Veu de Catalunya. In 1921 he enrolled the diplomatic career in which he occupied several positions in Genoa, San José de Costa Rica, The Hague, Hendaye, Beirut, Brussels and Paris. During the Civil War he was one of the few diplomats that stayed loyal to the Republic.

In 1939 he departed for Mexico, where he worked as a teacher of the Casa de España (House of Spain), and there he belonged to the Board of the CTARE, taking charge of the cultural affairs, such as the founding of the publishing company Séneca and carrying out the formalities of the secretaries of the Government and Foreign Affairs. Finally he ended up in Brussels, where he passed away in 1970.

Veendam (barco de vapor)

Date of the event: 1939-05-17

Location associated with the date: Nueva York (Estados Unidos)

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939



Profession (carried on by):


Profession (carried on by):




Génova (Liguria, Italia) in 1921 Obs.:  diplomático

Paris  Obs.:  Diplomático

San José (Costa Rica)  Obs.:  Diplomático

Barcelona (España) in 1884-02-06

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Barcelona (España) in 1884-02-06

Lugar de Defunción:

Bruselas (Bélgica) in 1970-06-04


Aurelio Velázquez Hernández Director: Dr. Francisco de Luis Martín. La Otra Cara del Exilio: la actuación de los organismos de ayuda a los refugiados españoles en México: el CTARE y la delegación de la JARE en México (1939-1943). . Salamanca: Universidad de Salamanca:(texto completo)

Related Authorities

Comité Técnico de Ayuda a los Republicanos Españoles en México  ( He/She works for; Consejero en el área de Cultura. )

Associative relations :

Junta de Cultura Española  ( He/She is a member of )

Larrea, Juan (1895-1980)  ( He/She/It collaborated with )

External Links

Biografía virtual:

DB-e: Diccionario Biográfico RAH

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Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España


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