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Person - Bolívar, Ignacio (1850-1944)

Bolívar, Ignacio (1850-1944)




Preferred form:

Bolívar, Ignacio (1850-1944)Other forms

Fechas de existencia:

Madrid (España)  1850-11-09 - Ciudad de México (México)  1944


He was a naturalist and entomologist as well as a great promoter of Spanish biology. He went into exile in Mexico after the Spanish Civil War. He graduated in Law and holds a PhD in Natural Sciences. He obtained the professorship at the Central University of Madrid, where he was named professor of Entomology in 1877. As a follower of Krausism, he presided over the Committee for Extension of Studies and Scientific Research (JAE) between 1934 and 1939, coming after Santiago Ramón y Cajal, and the Spanish Society of Natural History. He was a member of the Royal Spanish Academy (1930) and the Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences (1944) as well as other scientific societies of Europe and America. He also was the director of the Natural Sciences Museum (1901-1934) and the Royal Botanical Gardens of Madrid (1921-1930). He was given an honorary doctorate from the Autonomous National University of Mexico for his remarkable academic work from his arrival in the country until his death at the age of 94.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939

Monterrey (barco de vapor)

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Monterrey (barco de vapor)

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Date of the event: 1939-07-26



Madrid (España) in 1850

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Madrid (España) in 1850-11-09

Lugar de Defunción:

Ciudad de México (México) in 1944




Related Authorities

Family relationships :

Pieltáin Bartoli, Fermina (1863-?)  - Marriage (Esta casado/a con)

Bolívar Bahía, José (1811-1871)  - Descendant (Es hijo/a de)

Bolívar Pieltain, Ana María (1893-?)  - Progenitor (Es padre de)

Bolívar Pieltain, Cándido (1897-1976)  - Progenitor (Es padre de)

Bolivar Pieltain, José María (1882-?)  - Progenitor (Es padre de)

Bolívar Pieltain, Pilar (1879-?)  - Progenitor (Es padre de)

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Cabrera, Ángel (1879-1960)  ( Colabora con )

Associative relations :

Junta para la Ampliación de Estudios e Investigaciones Científicas (España)  ( Es miembro de; Sucedió a Santiago Ramón y Cajal en la Presidencia. )

Real Academia Española  ( Es miembro de )

Universidad Central. Facultad de Ciencias (Madrid, España)  ( Es miembro de )


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  • Archivo General de la Administración  (1)
  • Archivo Histórico Nacional  (4)