Person - Saborit, Andrés (1889-1980)

Saborit, Andrés (1889-1980)

Identification

Type:

Person

Preferred form:

Saborit, Andrés (1889-1980)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, España)  1889-11-10 - València (España)  1980-01-26

History:

Spanish journalist and politician. Born in Alcalá de Henares. Saborit was the president of the Spanish Socialist Youth in its beginning. Member of PSOE, he was its vice-secretary from 1915. Member of the Executive Board of UGT (1914). Member of the Committee of Strikes of 1917, he was given a life sentence, but finally he was released for being elected deputy for Asturias in the 1918 elections. Deputy for Madrid in 1931 and for Ciudad Real in 1933. Socialist councillor at the Council of Madrid.

After the Spanish Civil War, he went into exile to Switzerland and leaded the socialist organizations in exile.

As a journalist, Saborit founded the magazines Renovación, Vida Socialista, Democracia and Tiempos Nuevos. He was the editor of El Socialista from 1925 to 1931, and in exile, from 1948 to 1950.

Among Saborit's works, there are some of them which highlight: «Julián Besteiro» (1961), «Asturias y sus hombres» (1964), «La huelga de agosto de 1917: apuntes históricos» (1967), «Joaquín Costa y el socialismo» (1970) and «El pensamiento político de Julián Besteiro» (1974). Finally, he died in Valencia.

Saborit held the following positions: president of the Socialist Youth (1912-1919), editor of El Socialista (1925-1931 and 1948-1950); member of the National Committees and the Executive Boards of UGT (1914-1934), PSOE (1915-1931), councillor at the Council of Madrid (1920-1923 and 1931-1937); deputy at Courts for Oviedo (1918, 1919 and 1920), for Madrid (1923 and 1931) and for Ciudad Real (1933), and finally director-general of Customs in Francisco Largo Caballero and Juan Negrín's governments during the Spanish Civil War (1937-1939).

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939

 

Occupations

Activity:

Politicians

Activity:

Journalists

Activity:

Legislators

Places

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, España) in 1889-11-10

Lugar de Defunción:

València (España) in 1980-01-26

Subjects

Is:

Exiles

Sources

PARES: Código Referencia:ES.37274.CDMH/2.66// Signatura: INCORPORADOS,1442,9 a 11

Related Authorities

Albar Catalán, Manuel (1900-1955)  ( He/She/It collaborated with; Le encarga la redacción de El socialista, en Madrid. )

Associative relations :

El Socialista (diario, Madrid, España, 1886-1939)

External Links

Obras publicadas:

VIAF

Catálogo de Autoridades:

VIAF

Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España