Josep Espinet
Person - Espinet Chancho, Josep (1926-1977)

Espinet Chancho, Josep (1926-1977)




Preferred form:

Espinet Chancho, Josep (1926-1977)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Lleida (España)  1926 - Barcelona (España)  1977


Spanish politician, mathematician, and civil engineer. He was born in Lleida in 1926. He studied Mathematics and Roads, Canals and Ports Engineering at the Universities of Barcelona and Madrid, where he was number one in the class and he received the National Award for Excellence in Academic Performance. He was an engineer of the Ministry of Public Works, in the ports of the provinces of Barcelona, ​​Tarragona, and Girona. He was a founding member of l'Escola d'Enginyers de Camins of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). Secretary for Housing and later Director‑General for Urban Planning in Madrid in 1976, position that he left to organize the UCD (Unión de Centro Democrático) in Catalonia and to stand for the 1977 general elections. He was elected deputy of UCD for the province of Barcelona, ​​leaving the seat on 9 October 1977 due to health reasons. He was replaced by Marcel‑lí Moreta Amat. He died shortly after in Barcelona.

Cortes Constituyentes, 1977-1979

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





(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Legislators between 1977 and 1977

Profession (carried on by):

Ingenieros de obras públicas


Barcelona (provincia) between 1977 and 1977 Obs.:  Diputado en el Congreso


Madrid (España)

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Lleida (España) in 1926

Lugar de Defunción:

Barcelona (España) in 1977





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

Ministerio de Obras Públicas (España, 1931-1977)  ( He/She works for )

Associative relations :

Unión de Centro Democrático (España)  ( He/She is a member of )


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