Person - Azcárate, Pablo de (1890-1971)

Azcárate, Pablo de (1890-1971)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

León (España)  1890-07-30 - Geneva  1971-12-15


Spanish jurisconsult, politician and diplomatic. He was born in León and he died in Geneva (Switzerland). He was the son of Cayo de Azcárate and the nephew of Gumersindo, who was a professor and one of the founders of the Free Education Institute. He got married to Amelia Diz Flóres and they had four children. One of them, Manuel, is a distinguished leader of the Communist Party in Spain. He started his academic training as a student of the Free Education Institution and when he had finished there, he studied Law at the universities of Zaragoza and Madrid, where he was awarded a doctorate in 1911. Indeed, he had received a scholarship from the Council for the Extension of Studies. One of the most remarkable aspects about his academic career is that he highlighted for using the chair of Administrative Law at the University of Santiago de Compostela, which meant that he became the youngest professor in Spain at that time. In 1915 he was transferred and he worked as a professor in Granada. He was sanctioned in 1937 and he took up exile. He stayed in London when the Spanish Civil War was over and he retired to Geneva in 1952, where he lived until he died. He held other positions such as: Deputy to the Spanish Cortes Generales for León. Employee at the League of Nations (Geneva) and the United Nations Organisation. Ambassador of the Republic at the United Kingdom. Esteemed role in the creation of Israel as an independent State as a secretary of the Conciliation Commission for Palestine.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939





Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho



Profession (carried on by):

Spanish Ambassadors





London (England, United Kingdom) in 1939 Obs.:  Exilio

Lugar de Nacimiento:

León (España) in 1890-07-30

Lugar de Defunción:

Geneva in 1971-12-15




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Family relationships :

Azcárate Diz, Luis de (1921-?)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Azcárate Diz, Teresa (1918-2006)  - Collateral (He/She is the uncle/aunt of)

Azcárate Flórez, Justino de (1903-1989)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Azcárate Flórez, Patricio (1886-1963)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Azcárate, Gumersindo de (1840-1917)  - Collateral (He/She is the nephew/niece of)

Diz Bercedóniz, Manuel  - Collateral (He/She is the nephew/niece of)

Diz Flórez, María Cruz (1892-?)  - Collateral (He/She is the cousin of)

Azcárate Corral, Patricio de (1800-1886)  - Descendant (He/She is the grandson/granddaughter of)

Azcárate, Manuel (1916-1998)  - Progenitor (He is the father of)

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Embajada de España en Londres (Reino Unido)  ( He/She is a member of; Embajador de la República en Reino Unido )

Associative relations :

Fundación Sierra-Pambley (León, España)  ( He/She is a member of )

Institución Libre de Enseñanza (Madrid, España)  ( He/She is a member of )

Navarro Capdevila, Fernando (1884-?)  ( He/She/It collaborated with; Fue nombrado agregado naval en la Embajada Esapañola en Londes siendo embajador Pablo de Azcárate )

Negrín, Juan (1892-1956)  ( He/She/It collaborated with )

Servicio de Evacuación de Refugiados Españoles  ( He/She works for )

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España)  ( He/She is a member of; Cátedra de Derecho Administrativo. )


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