Person - Barjau Riera, Felipe (1894-1952)

Barjau Riera, Felipe (1894-1952)




Preferred form:

Barjau Riera, Felipe (1894-1952)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Barcelona (España)  1894 - México  1952-11-01


Spanish exile in Mexico. Barjau was deputy of the Provisional Government of Catalunya for the district of Barcelona-Badalona-San Adrián-Santa Coloma (1931) and deputy of USC-PSOE for Barcelona (1933). He worked as a barber and a public worker of the Government of Catalonia. Barjau was married and he spoke French. He's Helenio and Eliseo Barjau Vallmitjana's father. He considered himself as anarchist, and due to his syndicalist activity, he went into exile to France (1913-1916). Barjau was arrested under the Law of Jurisdictions (1918-1921). He lived in Barcelona and Reus, where he became the editor of the newspaper "Fructidor". Barjau also was a member of the Government Board of Cases de Caritata i de Maternitata i Expósits of Barcelona, and the administrator of the newspaper "Hoja Oficial del Lunes". Barjau joined UGT, and worked as the president of the Public Workers Association of Catalonia. Member of the United Socialist Party of Catalonia or PSUC, Barjau was elected secretary of La Moral Cooperative. During the Spanish Civil War, he headed the Federation of Cooperatives of Catalonia, and was the representative of the Ministry of Economics of Catalonia. Barjau was in asylum, and travelled along with his three children Eliseo, Blanca and Everest (14, 6 and 3-years-old respectively). Barjau was assisted by SERE. Firstly, he went into exile to France, and stayed in Chez Louis Arnaud and Coutitier Montagnac Herault. Later on, he moved to Veracruz (Mexico) aboard the Sinaia.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939

Sinaia (barco de vapor)

Description: Salida: Sète Llegada: Veracruz

Date of the event: 1939-05-25 - 1939-06-13

Location associated with the date: Sète (Hérault, Francia)



Profession (carried on by):



Redactores in  Reus (Tarragona, España) in 1921 Obs.:  Redactor del periódico Fructidor.


Secretaries in  Spain between 1928 and 1937-07-31 Obs.:  Miembro del Partido Socialista Unificado de Cataluña (PSUC), es elegido secretario de la Cooperativa La Moral.


Legislators in  Spain between 1931 and 1933 Obs.:  Diputado de la Diputación Provisional de la Generalidad de Cataluña, por el distrito de Barcelona-Badalona-San Adrián-Santa Coloma (1931); Diputado por Barcelona en representación de USC-PSOE (1933).



Barcelona (España) in 1923 Obs.:  Trabajo.

Place of departure:

Sète (Hérault, Francia)  Obs.:  Exilio. 1ª etapa. Sale del puerto a bordo del Buque Sinaia con destino Veracruz (México).


France between 1913 and 1939-05-25 Obs.:  Exilio. 1ª etapa. Exiliado con anterioridad (1913-1916) como consecuencia de su actividad sindical anarquista.


Reus (Tarragona, España)  Obs.:  Trabajo.

Place of arrival:

Veracruz (México) in 1939-06-13 Obs.:  Exilio. 2ª etapa. Entra a puerto a bordo del Buque Sinaia.

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Barcelona (España) in 1894

Lugar de Defunción:

México in 1952-11-01




Related Authorities

Family relationships :

Barjau Vallmitjana, Eliseo (1924-?)  - Progenitor (He is the father of)

Barjau Vallmitjana, Helenio (1923-?)  - Progenitor (He is the father of)

See successors

Partit Socialista Unificat de Catalunya  ( He/She is a member of; Miembro del Partido Socialista Unificado de Cataluña (PSUC), es elegido secretario de la Cooperativa La Moral; expulsado en 1943, funda el Partit Socialista Catalá. )

Associative relations :

Unión General de Trabajadores (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Militante de la UGT, es presidente de la Asociación de Funcionarios de la Generalidad de Cataluña. )

External Links

Diccionario Biográfico:

Fundación Pablo Iglesias

Exiliados republicanos:

Fundación Pablo Iglesias. Archivo SERE


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