Gener Bohigas, Tomás
Person - Gener Bohigas, Tomás (1787-1835)

Gener Bohigas, Tomás (1787-1835)




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Fechas de existencia:

Calella (Barcelona, España)  1787 - Matanzas (Cuba)  1835


Spanish politician. He emigrated to colonial Cuba when he was very young and became rich with the business of a grocery store in Matanzas. He returned to Spain during the Trienio Liberal (Liberal Triennium), where he became a deputy. He acted against the King Ferdinand VII, and due to the restoration of totalitarianism, he was exiled, first to Gibraltar, and then to the United States. He could not return to Spain until 1834 when the king Ferdinand VII died and the regent María Cristina had decreed an amnesty. He restored many buildings during his stay in Matanzas (Cuba), such as The Gener and Del Monte Library, which is called after him and after Doming Del Monte, a Venezuelan writer and literary critic.

Liberal Triennium, 1820-1823

Date of the event: 1820 - 1823



Nueva York (Estados Unidos)  Obs.:  Exilio

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Calella (Barcelona, España) in 1787

Lugar de Defunción:

Matanzas (Cuba) in 1835

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Temporary relationships :

Posada Fernández de Córdoba, Vicente (1780-?)  - Contemporary


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