Person - Alas Argüelles, Leopoldo (1883-1937)

Alas Argüelles, Leopoldo (1883-1937)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Oviedo (Asturias, España)  1883-09-12 - 1937-02-20


Well known Spanish writer and professor. He was born in Zamora and he died in Oviedo. He was given the name of Leopoldo Enrique and he was son of Genaro García-Alas (Honorary Secretary of Your Majesty and governor of Zamora’s province) and Leocadia Ureña. He was married to Onofre García-Argüelles and García-Bernardo. He had three children, one of them being: Leopoldo García-Alas and García-Argüelles (professor of Civil Law and rector at the University of Oviedo).

He started his academic training studying the Baccalaureate in the high school of Oviedo. He was awarded a degree in Law at the University of Oviedo and he studied Philosophy, Letters, and a doctorate in Law at the Universidad Central in Madrid.

He started his academic career by being appointed professor in Political Economics and Statistics by the University of Zaragoza. He moved to the University of Oviedo, where he was in charge of the chair of the Prefaces, the History and the Elements of the Roman Law, as well as the Elements of the Natural Law.

He carried out the following activities:

Honorary member of Oviedo’s Jurisprudence Academy.

Member of the Oviedo’s Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País [Economic Society of Friends of the Country].

Contributor in several newspapers, such as El Globo, La Ilustración, Madrid Cómico or El Imparcial.



Politicians  Obs.:  Miembro del Partido Radical Socialista.

Profession (carried on by):

Lawyers  Obs.:  Pasante en el despacho de Melquiades Alvarez (Madrid).

Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho in  Oviedo (Asturias, España) in 1920-05-28 Obs.:  Universidad de Oviedo.


College presidents in  Oviedo (Asturias, España) between 1931-05-27 and 1936 Obs.:  Universidad de Oviedo.

Profession (carried on by):

Legislators in  Spain between 1931 and 1933 Obs.:  Diputado a Cortes Constituyentes por Oviedo.



Oviedo (Asturias, España)  Obs.:  Nacimiento. Estudiante. Trabajo, catedratico de la Universidad.Salida, regreso. Muerte.


Madrid (España)  Obs.:  Estudiante de la Universidad Central. Diputado Cortes. Trabajo abogado.

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Oviedo (Asturias, España) in 1883-09-12

Lugar de Defunci¿n:

Oviedo (Asturias, España) in 1937-02-20

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Family relationships :

Alas Argüelles, Adolfo (1887-?)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Alas, Leopoldo (1852-1901)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

See ancestors

Junta para la Ampliación de Estudios e Investigaciones Científicas (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Pensionado en la Univsesidad de Halle (Alemania). Secretario. )

Associative relations :

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

Universidad de Oviedo (Asturias, España)  ( He/She is a member of; Estudiante. Catedrático de Derecho Civil. Decano de la Facultad de Derecho. Rector de la Universidad. )

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