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Person - Barnés González, Petra (1910-1992)

Barnés González, Petra (1910-1992)




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Barnés González, Petra (1910-1992)Other forms

Fechas de existencia:

Madrid (España)  1910 - 1992


Spanish chemist. Daughter of the politician Francisco José Barnés Salinas and Dorotea González de la Calle. Marriedto Francisco Giral González, son of José Giral, with whom she went into exile to Mexico after the Spanish Civil War, arriving in Veracruz aboard the Flandre.

She had studied pharmacy in the Faculty of Sciences of the former Universidad Complutense of Madrid, graduating in 1932 with an extraordinary award. She was a teacher at the Instituto-Escuela from 1931 to 1933. She worked in the National Institute of Physics and Chemistry. In 1936, she obtained the chair by public examination of Organic Chemistry applied to Pharmacy at the University of Santiago de Compostela. She went into exile to Mexico City, where she joined her husband in the laboratory of the National Polytechnic Institute. There they discovered together the formula for gyralgenin (the Giral's have a pin with the molecule).

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939




Lugar de Nacimiento:

Madrid (España) in 1910




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Family relationships :

Giral González, Francisco (1911-2002)  - Marriage (Esta casado/a con)

Barnés González, Adela (1908-2011)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Barnés González, Ángela (1912-2010)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Barnés González, Dorotea (1904-2003)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Barnés González, Francisco (1902-1954)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Barnés González, Juan (?-1937)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Barnés González, María Ana  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Barnés González, Urbano (1903-1993)  - Collateral (Es hermano/a de)

Barnés Salinas, Domingo (1879-1940)  - Collateral (Es sobrino/a de)

Castro Bravo, María Luisa de (1910-?)  - Collateral (Es cuñado/a de)

Giral González, Antonio (1912-1985)  - Collateral (Es cuñado/a de)

Giral, José (1879-1962)  - Collateral (Es yerno/nuera de)

Barnés Salinas, Francisco (1877-1947)  - Descendant (Es hijo/a de)

González de la Calle, Dorotea (1877-1966)  - Descendant (Es hijo/a de)

Giral Barnés, José (1938-)  - Progenitor (Es padre de)

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Instituto-Escuela (Madrid, España)  ( Es empleado en/trabaja en )

Associative relations :

Junta para la Ampliación de Estudios e Investigaciones Científicas (España)  ( Es titular de/ es beneficiario de/ es el presidente de )

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España)  ( Es miembro de )


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Related documents:

  • Centro Documental de la Memoria Histórica  (1)
  • Archivo Histórico Nacional  (2)