Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile



Significant Events

1936 Amparo Alvajar
Flees Madrid for Valencia, where she marries Arturo Cuadrado. Has a daughter, Silvia, who dies soon after birth.
1936–1939 (Juan de Lara) Alvaro Fernández Suárez
Goes to Geneva as government representative to the League of Nations as part of the panel of experts charged with imposing sanctions on Italy. Becomes commercial attaché to the Spanish Embassy in Rome, where he is held hostage by a group of falangists. The Republican Government moves him to Paris, and then to Madrid during the first days of the siege. Spends the war following the Republican government from Madrid to Valencia and then to Barcelona.
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