Vicente Vignau
Person - Vignau Ballester, Vicente (1834-1919)

Vignau Ballester, Vicente (1834-1919)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Vignau Ballester, Vicente (1834-1919)

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

València (España)  1834-06-07 - Madrid (España)  1919-10-30

History:

Vicente Vignau Ballester was a Spanish archivist. He studied theology, law, and medicine and worked both as a lawyer and as a medicine professor. He joined the Archivists Corps in 1860 and was firstly assigned to the Royal Academy of History, still linked to the Archivo Histórico Nacional (AHN; National Historical Archive). In the following years he was promoted within the Corps, occupying practically all the positions of the hierarchy. At the same that he was a professor at the Diplomacy School since 1868. He repeatedly and unsuccessfully tried to be appointed director of the General Archives of Simancas or of Alcalá de Henares as of 1874. Finally, he became AHN Director in 1896, where González Vera's project continued, reorganizing and expanding funds in its new headquarters. He resumed relations with the Royal Academy of History, of which he would become a member in 1898. After his retirement in 1908, he was replaced by his secretary Juan Menéndez Pidal.

Occupations

Profession (carried on by):

Archiveros

Places

Lugar de Nacimiento:

València (España) in 1834-06-07

Lugar de Defunción:

Madrid (España) in 1919-10-30

Subjects

Gender:

Varón

Sources

Torreblanca López, Agustín. Noticia de los Directores del Archivo Histórico Nacional (1866-1953). [Copia digital]. Madrid : Asociación Nacional de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios, Arqueólogos y Documentalistas, 1978-. XLVI (1996), n. 1 ; p. 33-62.

Related Authorities

Archivo Histórico Nacional (Madrid, España)  ( Es director de )

Associative relations :

Cuerpo Facultativo de Archiveros, Bibliotecarios y Arqueólogos (España)  ( He/She is a member of )

Magallón Cabrera, Manuel (1862-1930)  ( He/She/It collaborated with )

Menéndez Pidal, Juan (1861-1915)  ( He/She/It collaborated with )

Muñoz Romero, Tomás (1814-1867)  ( He/She is apprentice/student/employee of )

Real Academia de la Historia (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Fue su primer destino cuando funcionaba como Archivo Histórico Nacional. Académico. )

Universidad de Valencia (España)  ( He/She is a member of )

External Links

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España

Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de Francia

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