Person - Planas Casals, José María (1846-1923)

Planas Casals, José María (1846-1923)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Barcelona (España)  1846-12-09 - 1923


Spanish politician and deputy. He was the son of José Manuel Planas Compte, secretary of his Majesty's Council, and Narcisa Casals Vives. His brother Manuel Planas y Casals graduated in Jurisprudence on 28 June 1858 and he was deputy, senator for life and president of the Barcelona Provincial Council for the Partido Conservador (Conservative Party) from 1884 to 1886 and from 1891 to 1894.

He studied the baccalaureate in Arts at the College of San Isidoro and the degree in Jurisprudence at the University of Barcelona. He graduated in Law from the University of Barcelona on 29 June 1867, obtaining his doctorate in Law in 1869.

José Maria Planas Casals was professor of Extension of Civil Law and Spanish Codes at the University of Barcelona in 1874, as well as professor of Civil, Spanish, Common and Foral Law at the same university in 1884. He retired in 1917. He was appointed dean of the Law Faculty of the University of Barcelona in 1901 and in 1918.

Other positions he held were:

Honorary Chief of the Civil Administration in 1876. Member of the Jurisprudence and Legislation Academy of Barcelona. Parlaimentary deputy for Vilafranca del Penedés in the terms of 1879‑1881 and 1884‑1885, for Barcelona those of 1891‑1892, and for Arenys de Mar in the parliamentary terms from 1893 to 1901. He presented a draft law to the Congress proposing the reform of the Ley Electoral (Electoral) Law in 1893.


Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho in  Barcelona (España) in 1874-06-25

Profession (carried on by):

Legislators in  Madrid (España) between 1879 and 1901




Lugar de Nacimiento:

Barcelona (España) in 1846-12-09

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Universidad de Barcelona (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Decano de la Facultad de Derecho )

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