Person - Gil Robles, José María (1898-1980)

Gil Robles, José María (1898-1980)




Preferred form:

Gil Robles, José María (1898-1980)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Salamanca  1898-11-22 - Madrid (España)  1980-09-14


He was a Spanish deputy, minister and professor. He was son of Enrique Gil Robles and Petra Quiñones Armesto and nephew of the poet Gil Carrasco. He married Carmen Gil Delgado y Armada.

He began his academic education with the Jesuits and later with the Salesians. He studied Law at the University of Salamanca. He obtained his doctorate at the University of Madrid.

His academic career was outstanding because he obtained the chair of Spanish Political Law in Comparison with the Foreign Law from the University of La Laguna. He abandoned teaching temporarily to dedicate himself to politics. He went back as a professor of Political Law at the University of Granada. He moved due to a swap to the chair of Administrative Law at the University of Salamanca. He was moved again to the chair of Political Law of the University of Oviedo, where his academic activity concluded.

Other activities he carried out were:


Minister of War.

He was part of the editorial committee of the diary El Debate, as a subdirector.

He collaborated with the minister Calvo Sotelo in the technical work of the composition of the Municipal Statute of 1924.

General Secretary of the "Confederación Nacional Católico-Agraria".

He participated in the writing of the founding manifesto of Acción Nacional.

Deputy in Salamanca as member of the "Bloque Agrario"; and in Leon as candidate of Acción Popular.

Member of the political parties Acción Popular and CEDA.

He was part of the privy council of Juan de Borbón.

He founded the group Democracia Social Cristiana.

He presided the Federación Popular Democrática.


Profession (carried on by):

Lawyers in  Spain

Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho in  Spain between 1922-05-29 and 1968-11-28


Politicians in  Spain

Profession (carried on by):

Redactores in  Spain

Profession (carried on by):

Legislators in  Spain between 1931 and 1933 Obs.:  Diputado por Salamanca como miembro del Bloque Agrario; y por León como candidato de Acción Popular.


Place of arrival:

Lisboa (Portugal)

Place of arrival:

Germany in 1933 Obs.:  Viaje luna de miel.

Place of arrival:



Salamanca in 1898-11-22 Obs.:  Nacimiento. Estudiante. Trabajo, catedrático de la Universidad.


Madrid (España)  Obs.:  Estudiante. Trabajo, catedrático de la Universidad. Político. Muerte.


Granada (España) in 1930-12-26 Obs.:  Trabajo, Catedrático de la Universidad.

Place of arrival:

Oviedo (Asturias, España) between 1968-04-03 and 1968-11-28 Obs.:  Trabajo, catedrático de la Universidad.

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Salamanca in 1898-11-22

Lugar de Defunción:

Madrid (España) in 1980-09-14

Related Authorities

Acción Popular (España)  ( He/She is a member of; En noviembre de 1931 sustituye a su mentor, Ángel Herrera Oria, en la dirección de Acción Popular. )

Associative relations :

Asociación Española de Cooperación Europea  ( He/She is the owner/beneficiary/president of )

Borbón Battenberg, Juan de (1913-1993, infante de España)  ( He/She represents; Forma parte del consejo privado de Juan de Borbón. )

Calvo Sotelo, José (1893-1936)  ( He/She is friend with; Con la instauración de la dictadura de Primo de Rivera, se mostró afín a los ideales de la Unión Patriótica, y colaboró activamente con el ministro Calvo Sotelo en la labor técnica de la redacción del Estatuto Municipal de 1924 . )

García Labella, Joaquín (1905-1936)  ( He/She is friend with; Permuta la cátedra de la Universidad de Granada con Jose Mª Gil-Robles. )

Ramos Armero, Manuel (1924-1991)  ( He/She is friend with )

Universidad Central. Facultad de Derecho (Madrid, España)  ( He/She is a member of; Estudiante de doctorado. )

Universidad de Granada (España)  ( He/She works for; Catedrático de Derecho Político. )

Universidad de Oviedo (Asturias, España)  ( He/She works for; Catedrático de Derecho Político (permanece pocos meses). )

Universidad de Salamanca (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Estudiante de Derecho. Catedrático de Derecho Administrativo. )

Family relationships :

Gil Robles, Enrique (1849-1908)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of; Es hijo del catedrático: Enrique Gil Robles.)

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Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España


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