viernes, 3 de mayo de 2013

Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo street

Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo born in Santander (Cantabria) November 3, 1856 and died in Ibid the May 19, 1912 was a polygraph, political, Spanish scholar, devoted mainly to the history of ideas, criticism and history of Spanish literature and Latin American and Hispanic philology in general, but also culture poetry, translation and philosophy.
Marcelino is the younger brother of writer Enrique Menendez Pelayo.
Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo is famous because it was the main scholar and refundidor, during the nineteenth century, history and literary Spanish and Hispanic literature.
The works of Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo (wrote several books among them): Spanish Science (1876) claim of the existence of a scientific tradition in Spain. Horace in Spain (1887) is a translation of Spanish literature Horacio. History of the heterodox Spanish (1880 - 1882) is a book that examines the Christian tradition through the history of Spain.
Marcelino The highlights are: He was elected to the Spanish Royal Academy (1880), Member of Parliament (1884-1892), proposed for the Nobel Prize in 1905, member of the Royal Academy of History in 1882, with the speech The story considered poetry. This institution was librarian since 1892 and director since 1910. He entered the Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences in 1889 and at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando in 1892. Finally, from 1898 until his death in 1912, he was director of the National Library of Spain, succeeding in office Manuel Tamayo y Baus.
This man is a street dedicated in Torrelavega (Cantabria). Changed the name of Biscay by Avenida Avenida Menendez Pelayo council meeting dated 25.05.1912.
The mayor was inaugurated Florencio Ceruti Street Castaneda. Changed the name of the street by the Menéndez Pelayo died 05/19/1912

Torrelavega Municipal Archives.

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