Person - Alcalá-Zamora Castillo, Niceto (1906-1985)

Alcalá-Zamora Castillo, Niceto (1906-1985)




Preferred form:

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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Madrid (España)  1906-10-02 - Madrid (España)  1985-02-20


Spanish jurist and professor. He was the son of Niceto Alcalá-Zamora y Torres, president of the Spanish II Republic, and María de la Purificación Castillo de Bidaburu. He got married to Ernestina Queipo de Llano, who was the daughter of the soldier Gonzalo Queipo del Llano. In 1911, he started his academic training at the German School of Madrid. He was awarded the Baccalaureate by the General and Technical Institute of San Isidro (Madrid), and he carried out his degree courses at the universities of Granada and Madrid. In April of 1930, the Council for the Extension of Studies (JAE, the Spanish acronym) approved his studies application.

Some of the most important moments of his career were:

Assistant professor of practical lessons of Criminal Law at the Universidad Central.

Professor of Procedural Law at the universities of Santiago, Murcia and Valencia.

He held the following positions too:

President of the Iberian-American Institute of Procedural Law.

Member of the University School Federation (FUE, the Spanish acronym).

Lawyer of the honourable Bar Association of Madrid.

He was sanctioned by the Order of 29 of July in 1939 and, he took up exile with his wife and their children to France, Argentina and Mexico. He came back to Spain in 1976 and the Autonomous University of Madrid appointed him Professor Emeritus ad honorem and a permanent member of the Ministry of Justice in the General Codification Commission.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939

Alsina (barco de vapor)

Date of the event: 1922 - 1942



Profession (carried on by):

Lawyers  Obs.:  Abogado del Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid.

Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho in  Spain  Obs.:  Universidad de Santiago, Murcia y Valencia.

(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

College teachers



Argentina in 1939 Obs.:  Exilio


París (Isla de Francia, Francia) between 1936 and 1939 Obs.:  Exilio


Granada (España)  Obs.:  Estudiante.

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Madrid (España) in 1906-10-02

Lugar de Defunción:

Madrid (España) in 1985-02-20


He/She is a:




Related Authorities

Family relationships :

Queipo de Llano, Gonzalo (1875-1951)  - Collateral (He/She is the Son-in-law/daughter-in-law of)

Alcalá-Zamora, Niceto (1877-1949)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

Bidaburu de la Cámara, Natalia (1852-1935)  - Descendant (He/She is the grandson/granddaughter of)

Castillo Aguilar, Enrique (?-1916)  - Descendant (He/She is the grandson/granddaughter of)

See ancestors

Calvet Arce, Mario (1897-1977)

Associative relations :

Junta para la Ampliación de Estudios e Investigaciones Científicas (España)  ( He/She is a member of )

Legaz Lacambra, Luis (1906-1980)  ( Concurre a las elecciones de Derecha Liberal con Alcalá Zamora y Miguel Maura. )

Palomo Aguado, Emilio (1898-1964)  ( Como consecuencia de la fallida sublevación de Jaca es encarcelado en la Cárcel Modelo de Madrid junto al Comité Nacional Revolucionario; comparte prisión con: Garzón Bas, Ángel García, Justo Aedo, Jesús del Río, Ángel Galarza, Luis Hernández Alfonso, Antonio Sánchez Fuster, Carlos Castillo, Niceto Alcalá Zamora, Largo Caballero, Fernando Brisuel, Fernando de los Ríos, Miguel Maura y Casares Quiroga. )

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

Universidad de Granada (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Estudiante. )

Universidad de Murcia (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Catedrático. )

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España)  ( He/She is a member of; Catedrático de Derecho Procesal en la Universidad de Santiago. )

Universidad de Valencia (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Catedrático. )