Person - Brañas, Alfredo (1859-1900)

Brañas, Alfredo (1859-1900)




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Brañas, Alfredo (1859-1900)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Carballo (A Coruña, España)  1859-01-11 - Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España)  1900-02-21


Spanish professor. He was the son of Vicente Brañas Balseca and Celestina Menéndez Vila. He got married to Ramona Casulleras Galiana in 1885, who was the sister of the doctor and writer Isidoro Casullera. They did not have children.

He started his academic training in 1875 with the baccalaureate at the High School of Santiago. He then studied Law at the University of Santiago and he was awarded a doctorate in Civil and Canonical Law at the Universidad Central in Madrid.

He started his academic career by being appointed assistant professor of Criminal and Natural Law at the University of Santiago. In 1887, he got the chair of Elements of Natural Law at the University of Oviedo. He was transferred to the University of Santiago to make use of the chair of Political Economy, Statistics and Elements of the Tax Office. He was also General Secretary at the University of Santiago.

He also held the following positions:

Supply prosecutor at the Criminal Court of Santiago.

Lawyer at the Bar Association of Santiago.

President of the Academic Athenaeum from Santiago.


Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho in 1887-06-01


Public prosecutors in  Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España) between 1884-01-26 and 1884-04-15

Profession (carried on by):

Lawyers in  Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España) in 1883


Lugar de Nacimiento:

Carballo (A Coruña, España) in 1859-01-11

Lugar de Defunción:

Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España) in 1900-02-21

Related Authorities

Universidad de Oviedo (Asturias, España)  ( He/She works for )

Associative relations :

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España)  ( He/She works for )

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Fichero de Autoridades:

Biblioteca Nacional de España


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