María de Maeztu
Person - Maeztu, María de (1881-1948)

Maeztu, María de (1881-1948)




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Fechas de existencia:

Vitoria-Gasteiz (Álava, España)  1881-07-18 - Argentina  1948-01-07


She was a Spanish pedagogue. She graduated from the ¿Escuela Normal de Magisterio¿ de Victoria and she worked as a teacher. She also received a scholarship from JAE and she completed her education in different European universities. Between 1915 and 1936, she organized and ruled the ¿Residencia de Señoritas¿, created by JAE, in Madrid. Meanwhile, she was teaching in the Instituto-Escuela (under JAE), she was the director of the ¿Lyceum Club Femenino¿,founded by her, and she was working on feminist and liberal publications. During Primo de Rivera¿s Dictatorship and during the Republic, she could do public jobs with the help of her brother Ramiro. After the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, she went into exile in Argentina, where she held a chair at the University of Buenos Aires until she died. During the time she spent in there, she occasionally visited Spain. She belongs to the Generation of ¿98 and she was the sister of the thinker, Ramiro de Maeztu, and the painter, Gustavo de Maeztu.


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Vitoria-Gasteiz (Álava, España) in 1881-07-18

Lugar de Defunción:

Argentina in 1948-01-07




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Biografía virtual:

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Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España


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