Person - Gómez de la Serna, Pedro (1807-1871)

Gómez de la Serna, Pedro (1807-1871)




Preferred form:

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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Maó (Menorca, Illes Balears, España)  1807-02-21 - Madrid (España)  1871-12-12 (Según el Diccionario de Catedráticos Españoles: 1806)


Spanish deputy, senator, Minister of Goverment and professor. He was born in Mahón (Menorca) and passed away in Madrid.

He completed his basic studies in Latin and Humanities at the Escuelas Pías de San Antonio Abad. He was admitted by the Central University of Madrid and the University of Alcalá, where he became a doctor and works temporarily as a professor of Roman Law. After this he travelled to England and got in touch with the new law trends.

His academic career was outstanding because he replaced a professor at the University of Alcalá. In the University of Madrid he took charge of the chair of Comparative Legislation. Moreover, he was Rector of this University.

Other activities he carried out were:

Chief magistrate of Alcalá de Henares, whose university contributed to move to Madrid.

Political Chief of Vizcaya after the end of the Carlists Wars.

First instance court judge.

Political leader of Guadalajara.


Undersecretary of the Ministry of Government.

Minister of Government.


President and Prosecutor of the Supreme Court of Justice.

Member of the Royal Academies of History, Moral and Political Sciences; Academy of Legislation and Jurisprudence.


Profession (carried on by):

Authors in  Spain  Obs.:  Impulsa la renovación de la cultura jurídica española.

Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho in  Madrid (España) between 1862 and 1866 Obs.:  Universidad Central de Madrid.


College presidents in  Madrid (España)  Obs.:  Universidad Central de Madrid.

Profession (carried on by):

Corregidors in  Spain  Obs.:  Corregidor de Alcalá de Henares y Vizcaya.

Profession (carried on by):

Legislators in  Spain in 1841

Profession (carried on by):

Legislators in  Spain

Profession (carried on by):

Lawyers in  Spain


Politicians in  Spain  Obs.:  Miembro del Partido Progresista.

Profession (carried on by):

Public prosecutors in  Spain  Obs.:  Tribunal Supremo de Justicia.


Place of arrival:

Inglaterra (Reino Unido)  Obs.:  Destierro.


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


Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, España)  Obs.:  Estudiante. Profesor. Corregidor.

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Maó (Menorca, Illes Balears, España) in 1807-02-21

Lugar de Defunción:

Madrid (España) in 1871-12-12

Related Authorities

Corregimiento de Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, España)  ( He/She is the owner/beneficiary/president of )

Associative relations :

Espartero, Baldomero (1793-1879)  ( He/She is apprentice/student/employee of; Miembro de su gobierno. )

Montalbán, Juan Manuel (1806-1889)  ( He/She is friend with )

Sanz del Río, Julián (1814-1869)  ( He/She/It collaborated with )

Tribunal Supremo (España)  ( He/She works for; Presidente. Fiscal. )

Universidad Central (Madrid, España)  ( He/She is a member of; Estudiante. Catedrático. )

Universidad de Alcalá (1499-1836, Madrid, España)  ( He/She is a member of; Estudiante. Profesor. )

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Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España


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