Person - Cossío Corral, Alfonso de (1911-1978)

Cossío Corral, Alfonso de (1911-1978)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Valladolid (España)  1911-10-13 - 1978-11-09


Spanish Law professor. He was the son of Francisco de Cossío y Martínez-Fortún and Mercedes Corral García Mesanza. He was also the brother of the writer Francisco de Cossío Corral and nephew of the writer and scholar José María Cossío.

He started his academic training at the Institute of Valladolid. He got his degree on Law at the University of Valladolid and he was awarded a doctorate by the Universidad Central in Madrid. He received and scholarship by the Council from the Extension of Studies and the University of Valladolid gave him another scholarship to study at the universities of Munich and Berlin.

He started his academic career by being an assistant lecturer of Civil Law at the University of Valladolid and he held a similar position at the Universidad Central. He was professor of Civil Law at the Universidad La Laguna and he was dean of the Faculty of Law too. He ceased because he was transferred to the University of Seville, where he was also a secretary at the Faculty of Law. He was transferred again to the University of Madrid to make use of the chair of Civil Law and he was dean at the Faculty of Law. When he requested a change of chair to the University of Madrid, he claimed that he was not sanctioned.

He also held the following positions:

1st honorary official of the Military Legal Body, he was based at the War Hearings in the Occupation Army.

Chair speaker at the War Council.

Dean from the Bar Association of Seville.

Scholar from the Royal Academy of Letters in Seville


Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho in 1936-03-17 Obs.:  Catedrático de la Universidad de La Laguna, Sevilla y Madrid

Profession (carried on by):




Valladolid (España)  Obs.:  Nacimiento. Estudiante. Profesor Universidad


Sevilla (España) in 1940-09-14 Obs.:  Trabajo Universidad de Sevilla


Múnich (Baviera, Alemania) between 1932-08-01 and 1933-01-01 Obs.:  Estudiante Universidad


Berlín (Alemania) in 1933-01-01 Obs.:  Estudiante Universidad


Madrid (España) in 1931 Obs.:  Estudiante. Trabajo Universidad Central


Sepúlveda (Segovia, España)  Obs.:  Residencia. Muerte.

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Valladolid (España) in 1911-10-13

Lugar de Defunci¿n:

Sepúlveda (Segovia, España) in 1978-11-09

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Family relationships :

Cossío Corral, Francisco de (1916-2009)  - Collateral (He/She is the brother/sister of)

Cossío, José María de (1892-1977)  - Collateral (He/She is the nephew/niece of)

Cossío, Francisco de (1887-1975)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of)

See ancestors

Universidad Central. Facultad de Derecho (Madrid, España)  ( He/She is a member of; Estudiante de doctorado en Derecho (curso 1931-1932). Profesor ayudante de Derecho Civil. CATEDRÁTICO de Derecho Civil (nombrado el 3 de junio de 1976. Toma posesión el 15 de julio). Decano de la Facultad de Derecho. )

Associative relations :

Universidad de Valladolid (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Profesor ayudante de Derecho Civil (nombrado 1 de octubre de 1934). )

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Biblioteca Nacional de Espa¿a


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