Person - García Valdecasas, Alfonso (1904-1993)

García Valdecasas, Alfonso (1904-1993)




Preferred form:

García Valdecasas, Alfonso (1904-1993)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Montefrío (Granada, España)  1904-05-14 - 1993 (Según Diccionario de Catedráticos Españoles: 11 de abril de 1994)


He was a Spanish deputy, jurist and professor who was born in Montefrío (Granada) and passed away in Madrid. Son of Guillermo García-Valdecasas y Páez (professor of Civil Law and dean at the University of Granada) and brother of Guillermo García-Valdecasas (professor of Civil Law in Granada), he married María de Andrada-Vanderwilde y Bachoué de Barraute (daughter of the Marquises of Cartagena). His son Guillermo was Rector of the Royal School of Spain in Bologna.

He began his academic education, graduating in Law by the University of Granada. He was a student of the Royal School of Spain in Bologna. He continued with his legal studies in Germany, where he obtained the doctorate in Philosophy and Sociology.

His academic career stands out because he obtained the chair of Civil Law from the University of Salamanca, changing to the University of Granada. After some period in Germany, he went back to the University of Madrid where he made use of the chair of European Doctorate of Superior Studies and Civil Law.

Sanctioned in 1943.

Other activities he carried out were:

Gunnery Sergeant in the national troops.

Deputy by Granada at the Cortes Constituyents (Constituent Assembly).

Secretary of the editing commission of the Constitution of 1931.

Founder of Frente Español.

Subsecretary of National Education.

Director of the Institute of Political Studies and its Magazine.

Member of the academies of: Royal Spanish Academy Jurisprudence Legislation and Moral and Political Sciences. Member of the board of trustees of the Royal School of Spain in Bologna.

He belonged to the State Council.

Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Pavía.

Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Date of the event: 1936 - 1939



Profession (carried on by):

Lawyers in  Spain

Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho in  Spain between 1927 and 1974 Obs.:  Universidad de Salamanca, Granada y Madrid.

Profession (carried on by):

Legislators in  Spain in 1931 Obs.:  Diputado por Granada en las Cortes Constituyentes.

Profession (carried on by):

Sergeants in  Spain in 1936 Obs.:  Sargento de Artillería por las tropas nacionales.


Place of arrival:

Germany  Obs.:  Estudiante.

Place of arrival:

Bolonia (Emilia-Romaña, Italia)  Obs.:  Estudiante del Real Colegio de España.

Place of arrival:

Fribourg  Obs.:  Estudiante.


Madrid (España)  Obs.:  Diputado. Trabajo, catedrático de la Universidad. Muerte.

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Montefrío (Granada, España) in 1904-05-14

Lugar de Defunci¿n:

Madrid (España) in 1993




Related Authorities

Family relationships :

Carvajal Ferrer, Javier (1926-2013)  - Collateral

García-Valdecasas Páez, Guillermo (1869-1946)  - Descendant (He/She is the son/daughter of; Padre del catedrático, Alfonso García-Valdecasas.)

See ancestors

Galán Gutiérrez, Eustaquio (1910-1999)  ( Amigo del jurista: García Valdecasas. )

Associative relations :

Ruiz de Alda, Julio (1897-1936)  ( He/She/It collaborated with )

Segura Soriano, José Manuel (1891-1937)

Universidad Central (Madrid, España)  ( He/She works for; Catedrático de Doctorado Europeo de Estudios Superiores; y Derecho Civil. )

Universidad de Granada (España)  ( He/She works for; Catedrático. )

Universidad de Salamanca (España)  ( He/She works for; Catedrático de de Derecho Civil. )


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