Victoria Armesto
Person - Armesto, Victoria (1925-1999)

Armesto, Victoria (1925-1999)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Armesto, Victoria (1925-1999)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

A Coruña (España)  1925-06-12 - Madrid (España)  1999-06-11

History:

Spanish journalist, writer and politician. Her grandfather was Juan Fernández Latorre (1849-1912), who founded the newspaper "La Voz de Galicia".

Armesto got married with Felipe Fernández Armesto (1904-2002), writer and journalist as well, known as Augusto Assía. She graduated in Journalism and worked as a stringer in different countries. During the first Constituent Legislature, in the first democratic elections, she was elected deputy of the Parliamentarian Group of Alianza Popular for A Coruña. In the I Legislature (1979-1982), she was elected deputy as well of the Parliamentarian Group of Coalición Democrática, and finally, in the II Legislature (1982-1986), of the Mixed Parliamentarian Group. In 1986, she joined the Mixed Group because of some discrepancies with the party management, which promoted the Referendum on the Spain's permanence in NATO.

She was awarded with some distinctions, such as Pedrón de Ouro (1970), Concepción Arenal del Centro Galego de Buenos Aires Prize (1970) and Castelao Medal (1997).

Cortes Constituyentes, 1977-1979

Date of the event: 1977-07-13 - 1979-01-02

 

Occupations

Activity:

Politicians

(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Legislators

Profession (carried on by):

Journalists

Places

Domicile:

Madrid (España)

Lugar de Nacimiento:

A Coruña (España) in 1925-06-12

Lugar de Defunción:

Madrid (España) in 1999-06-11

Subjects

(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Parlamentarias

Gender:

Mujer

Sources

Las mujeres parlamentarias en la legislatura constituyente. [Copia digital]. dirección y coordinación, Julia Sevilla Merino ... [et al] ; con la colaboración de Ana Aba Catoira ... [et al]. Madrid: Cortes Generales, Departamento de Publicaciones. 2006. XVIII, 532 p.. 000-06-016-2.

Menéndez, Manuel Ángel. Fontes, Ignacio. Quién es quién: sus señorías los diputados : atlas de la democracia parlamentaria española. Manuel Ángel Menéndez Gijón, Ignacio Fontes. Tres Cantos (Madrid): Foca. 931 p.. 84-95440-25-3.

Related Authorities

Alianza Popular (España)  ( He/She is a member of )

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Family relationships :

Fernández Latorre, Juan (1849-1912)  - Descendant (He/She is the grandson/granddaughter of)

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