Person - Falcón, Modesto (1828-1902)

Falcón, Modesto (1828-1902)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Pamplona (Navarra, España)  1828-06-15 - Barcelona (España)  1902-09-01


Spanish professor of Law. Son of José Falcón and Fermina Ozcoidi. Famous lawyer, defender of the codification of civil law at a national level.

He began his academic education studying the philosophy high school at the High School of Pamplona. He went further in his education in jurisprudence at the University of Zaragoza, moving to the University of Salamanca and to the Central University of Madrid. From the latter he obtained his doctorate in Civil and Canon Law with the thesis: "Consentimiento paterno para el matrimonio". In the University of Salamanca, moreover, he studied the degree in Administrative Law and the doctorate.

His academic career began at the University of Salamanca substituting the chair of Theory of Legal Proceedings and Forensic Practice. He was also appointed assistant professor. In 1876 he obtained the chair Disciplina General de la Iglesia y Particular de España (General Discipline of the Church and Particular of Spain), to which were added in subsequent years those of Expansion of Civil Rights and Spanish Rights; and Spanish, Common and Regional Civil Law.

Other activities he carried out were:

Advocate for the poor by the College of Salamanca.

Second substitute of the city of Salamanca court of peace.

Property registrar in Salamanca.

Member of Monuments Commission in the province of Salamanca.

Curator of the Museum of Fine Arts of San Fernando.

Academician of the Academy of Legislation and Jurisprudence of Salamanca.

Author of a well-known monumental guide of Salamanca.


Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho in  Spain between 1876-03-17 and 1900-10-26 Obs.:  Universidad de Salamanca y Barcelona

Profession (carried on by):

Authors  Obs.:  Autor de una guía monumental de Salamanca

Profession (carried on by):

Lawyers in  Salamanca in 1858 Obs.:  Abogado de los pobres por el Colegio de Salamanca



Barcelona (España) between 1886-06-10 and 1902-09-01 Obs.:  Trabajo, catedrático de la Universidad. Muerte.


Pamplona (Navarra, España)  Obs.:  Estudiante


Salamanca  Obs.:  Estudiante. Trabajo, catedrático de la Universidad


Madrid (España)  Obs.:  Estudiante


Zaragoza (España)  Obs.:  Estudiante

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Pamplona (Navarra, España) in 1828-06-15

Lugar de Defunción:

Barcelona (España) in 1902-09-01

Related Authorities

Universidad de Barcelona (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Catedrático de Derecho Civil Español, Común y Foral )

Associative relations :

Universidad de Salamanca (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Estudiante de jurisprudencia ; derecho administrativo. Profesor. CATEDRÁTICO de Disciplina General de la Iglesia y Particular de España ; Ampliación de Derecho Civil y Códigos Españoles ; y Derecho Civil Español, Común y Foral. )


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