Person - Castro-Rial Canosa, Juan Manuel (1915-2005)

Castro-Rial Canosa, Juan Manuel (1915-2005)




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Cee (A Coruña, España)  1915-02-09 - 2005-11-07


Spanish professor of International Law. He was the son of Perfecto Castro Canosa and Manuela Rial Muzo.

He started his academic training studying the baccalaureate at the National Senior High School of Santiago. He, then, studied his degree at the Universities of Santiago and Madrid although he was awarded both a degree and a doctorate at the University of Madrid. He got his second doctorate at the University of Montreal.

His academic career started in 1935 when he was appointed assistant professor. He was professor of Public and Private International Law at the Universidad La Laguna and then he moved to the University of Valladolid and Salamanca. He was manager of the chair of International Law from the Faculty of Political Sciences and Economics at the University of Madrid. He jointed as an emeritus professor of he Carlos III University of Madrid. In addition, he was dean of the University of Valladolid.

He was sanctioned in 1936 and readmitted in 1940.

He held the following positions too:

During the Spanish Civil War, he was Infantry Lieutenant in the brigades of Navarra and he participated in the operation in Santander, Asturias and Teruel.

Diplomatic in Canada as a secretary of the General Consulate as well as in Bonn as a secretary of the Embassy.

Responsible of the International Law Centre of the Ministries from Foreign Affairs.

Ambassador in Denmark and Austria.


Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho  Obs.:  Universidad La Laguna, Valladolid, Salamanca, Madrid y Carlos III

Profession (carried on by):

Lieutenants between 1936 and 1939 Obs.:  Teniente de infantería en las brigadas de Navarra

Profession (carried on by):

Spanish Ambassadors between 1974-05-01 and 1981-04-01 Obs.:  Embajador en Dinamarca y Alemania



Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España) between 1931-06-13 and 1933 Obs.:  Estudiante de bachillerato y licenciatura.


Madrid (España) between 1933 and 2005-11-07 Obs.:  Estudiante de licenciatura, doctorado y trabajo Universidad.


Montreal (Quebec, Canadá) in 1950 Obs.:  Estudiante de Universidad.


Canadá between 1848 and 1950 Obs.:  Secretario en el Consulado General de Canadá.


Denmark between 1974-05-01 and 1976-05-01 Obs.:  Embajador de España en Dinamarca.


Austria between 1976-10-01 and 1981-04-01 Obs.:  Embajador de España en Austria.


Valladolid (España)  Obs.:  Trabajo Universidad de Valladolid.


Salamanca  Obs.:  Trabajo Universidad de Salamanca.

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Cee (A Coruña, España) in 1915-02-09

Lugar de Defunci¿n:

Madrid (España) in 2005-11-07

Related Authorities

Universidad Central (Madrid, España)  ( He/She works for )

Associative relations :

Universidad de Salamanca (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Catedrático de Derecho internacional público y privado. )

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España)  ( He/She is a member of; Estudiante de licenciatura (1931-32 y 1932-33). )

Universidad de Valladolid (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Catedrático de Derecho Internacional. El 7 de enero de 1941 es nombrado catedrático de Derecho internacional público y privado de la Universidad de La Laguna. Después pasa a la Universidad de Valladolid. En 1981 pidie la excedencia como diplomático y ocupa la cátedra de Derecho internacional público de la Universidad de Valladolid. Fue decano de la facultad de Derecho de esa Universidad. )

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