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Eugenio Imaz [1900–1951]

Date of Birth: 14 Jun 1900 San Sebastian
Died: 28 Jan 1951 Mexico D. F. (age 50)

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1906–1911 San Sebastian
Attends primary school at Sagrado Corazón School.
1912–1917 San Sebastian
Attends secondary School at "Instituto de Segunda Enseñanza" in San Sebastian
Sep 1917–Oct 1924 Madrid, Claudio Coello, 14
Studies Law in the University of Madrid. Obtains his degree. Close friend of Xavier Zubiri's.
Nov 1919–Apr 1920 Louvain
Attends courses on Philosophy at the University of Louvain.
Dec 1924–1931 Stays in Germany thanks to a fellowship of the "Junta de Ampliación de Estudios". Attends Heidegger's lessons in Freiburg. Attends courses in Berlin, Munich and Hamburg.
1929 Madrid
Degree in Philosophy
1931 Marries Hilde Jahnke.
1932–1936 Madrid. Calle Fernández de la Hoz
Settles in Madrid. Works as a translator for Revista de Occidente and becomes secretary of the journal Cruz y Raya.
1933–1936 Madrid
Secretary of the jornal 'Cruz y Raya and the Publishing House Ediciones del Árbol, both directed by his friend José Bergamín.
1934 Madrid
Writes regularly for the magazine Diablo Mundo.
Sep 1936 Geneve
Attends a writers' congress with José Bergamín organized by the Society of Nations.
Feb 1937 Washington
Travels to the USA on a diplmatic mission for the Spanish Republican Government.
Jun 1937–Aug 1939 Veracruz/Mexico
Settles in Paris with his family, commisioned by the Republican Government on a Diplomatic mission.
Jul 1937 Valencia
Attends the 2nd International Congress of Anti-fascist Writers.
Mar 1939 Mexico D. F.
Appointed Vice-president of the "Junta de Cultura Española".
Jul–Aug 1939 New York
Travels to America. Arrives to New York
29 Aug 1939 Mexico D. F.
Arrives to Mexico, where he lives the rest of his life.
Dec 1939–1942 México D. F.
Teaches at Academia Hispano-Mexicana.
Dec 1939–1951 Mexico D. F.
Worked as a translator for Fondo de Cultura Económica
1940 México D. F.
Writes for España Peregrina.
1940–1942 México D. F.
Appointed professor of La Casa de España/El Colegio de México.
1942–1946 Mexico D. F.
Appointed profdessor of the UNAM.
1942–1950 México D. F.
Co-founder and member of the editorial board of Cuadernos Americanos.Publishes articles in other journals: Las Españas, El Hijo Pródigo, Letras de México, Novedades, Litoral, El Nacional, Revista Nacional de Cultura, etc.
1946–1948 Caracas
Professor at the University of Caracas. Invited by Mariano Picón Salas.
1949–1951 Mexico D. F.
Professor of Philosophy in the UNAM.
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