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Person - Medina Echavarría, José (1903-1977)

Medina Echavarría, José (1903-1977)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Castelló de la Plana (Castellón, España)  1903-12-25 - Santiago (Región Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile)  1977-11-13


He was a Spanish professor of Law who was born in Castellón de la Plana (Castellón). Son of Remigio Medina Leal and María de la Cruz Echavarría y Cárdenas, he passed away in Santiago de Chile.

He studied the high school at the National Senior High School of Valencia and graduated in Law at the Universities of Murcia and Valencia on the 16th of June, 1924. He obtained a pension of the Universidad de Valencia to continue his studies on Public Law in various cultural centers of Paris during the academic year 1925-1926. He obtained his doctorate from the Universidad Central de Madrid in 1930.

Professor of Philosophy of Law of the Universidad de Murcia in 1935, he ceded due to a voluntary leave on personal grounds in 1936. A sanction expedient was created for him in 1937 and, in December that year, he was separated and disqualified from service. He lived the years of the exile in Mexico, Colombia, Puerto Rico and Chile, where he was professor in several academic institutions, among them: the Colegio de México and the Universidad Nacional autónoma de México; the Universidad Nacional de Colombia; the Universidad de Puerto Rico and the Latin American Social Sciences Institute (FLACSO).

Other positions he held were:

Official lawyer of the Congress of Deputies from 1932 to 1937. Advisor of the Revista de Derecho Privado. Ambassador of the Spanish Legation in Warsaw (Poland) from 1937 to 1939.


Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho in  Murcia (España) in 1935-02-08

Profession (carried on by):

Asesores in 1933

Profession (carried on by):

Spanish Ambassadors between 1937 and 1939


México  Obs.:  Lugar de Exilio

Colombia  Obs.:  Lugar de Exilio

Puerto Rico  Obs.:  Lugar de Exilio

Chile  Obs.:  Lugar de Exilio

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Castelló de la Plana (Castellón, España) in 1903-12-25

Lugar de Defunción:

Santiago (Región Metropolitana de Santiago, Chile) in 1977-11-13

Related Authorities

Universidad de Murcia (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Catedrático de Filosofía del Derecho )

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  • Archivo Histórico Nacional  (1)