Person - Legaz Lacambra, Luis (1906-1980)

Legaz Lacambra, Luis (1906-1980)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Zaragoza (España)  1906-04-17 - Madrid (España)  1980-05-02


He was a Spanish professor who was born in Zaragoza and passed away in Madrid. Son of Inocencio Legaz, he got married with María del Carmen López Niño.

He began his academic training in the Escuelas Pías de Zaragoza. He obtained the degree of legal studies in the Universidad de Zaragoza. He enjoyed a scholarship in France, Austria and Switzerland. He obtained the doctorate in Law at the Universidad de Madrid. He joined the Student Dormitory. The Junta para Ampliación de Estudios granted him with a scholarship to visit the Universidad de Viena.

His academic career began with him as a professor assistant at the Universidad de Zaragoza. He was professor of Philosophy of Law at the Universidad de La Laguna. He was moved to the same chair to the Universidad de Santiago. In addition, he was Dean of the Faculty of Law and Rector. He was moved again to the Universidad de Madrid to made use of his chair of Philosophy of Law and Natural Law. Moreover, he was Dean of the Faculty of Law and professor at the UNED.

He was declared exempt from sanction in 1942.

Other activities he carried out were:

President of the Federación Aragonesa de Estudiantes Católicos.

He run for the elections for the Derecha Liberal Republicana of Niceto Alcalá Zamora and Miguel Manura; and with the Partido Republicano de Aragón.

County head of the Falange Española Tradicionalista and of the JONS of Santiago de Compostela.

Doctor honoris causa by the University of Coimbra and Vienna.

Subsecretary of the ministry of National Education with Manuel Lora Tamayo.

Member of the Real Academia de Ciencias Morales y Políticas; and of the Real de Legislación y Jurisprudencia.

Merit president of the Círculo Gallego de Madrid; and of the Instituto Hispano-Luso-Americano de Derecho Internacional.

State Councilor.


Profession (carried on by):

Catedráticos de Derecho in  Spain between 1935-02-08 and 1976-04-17 Obs.:  Universidad Santiago, Madrid y La Laguna.


College presidents in  Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España) in 1942-09-21 Obs.:  Universidad de Santiago.

Profession (carried on by):

Profesores in  Spain  Obs.:  Docente en la UNED.

Profession (carried on by):

Consejeros in  Spain in 1970 Obs.:  Consejero de Estado.


Place of arrival:

Vienna in 1930 Obs.:  Estudiante.

Place of arrival:

France in 1928 Obs.:  Estudiante.

Place of arrival:

Switzerland in 1928 Obs.:  Estudiante.


Zaragoza (España) in 1906-04-17 Obs.:  Nacimiento. Estudiante. Profesor de la Universidad.


Madrid (España) in 1929 Obs.:  Estudiante. Catedrático de la Universidad. Decano.

Place of arrival:

San Cristóbal de La Laguna (Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, España) between 1935 and 1935 Obs.:  Catedrático de la Universidad.


Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España) in 1935 Obs.:  Catedrático de la Universidad.

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Zaragoza (España) in 1906-04-17

Lugar de Defunción:

Madrid (España) in 1980-05-02

Related Authorities

Alcalá-Zamora Castillo, Niceto (1906-1985)  ( He/She is friend with; Concurre a las elecciones de Derecha Liberal con Alcalá Zamora y Miguel Maura. )

Associative relations :

Junta para la Ampliación de Estudios e Investigaciones Científicas (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Pensionado en Viena. )

Mendizábal Villalba, Alfredo (1897-1981)  ( He/She is apprentice/student/employee of; Discípulo. )

Real Academia de Jurisprudencia y Legislación (España)  ( He/She is a member of )

Recaséns Siches, Luis (1903-1977)  ( He/She is apprentice/student/employee of; Discípulo. )

Universidad Central (Madrid, España)  ( He/She is a member of; Estudiante de doctorado. Catedrático. Decano. )

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña, España)  ( He/She is a member of; Catedrático. Rector. Decano. )

Universidad de Zaragoza (España)  ( He/She is a member of; Estudiante. Profesor. )


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