Saturday, April 23, 2022

Antonio Fraguas (Fraguas)


Antonio Fraguas Fraguas was born in Insuela, Galicia, on December 28, 1905, and died in Santiago de Compostela on November 5, 1999. 

He was an important Galician historian, ethnographer, anthropologist, and geographer. In 1923 he and some of his fellows founded the Sociedade da Lingua, whose main goals were the defense of the Galician language and the creation of a dictionary. He was a member of Irmandades da Fala and Seminario de Estudos Galegos and was high school professor after the Spanish Civil War broke out. 

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