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Salvador de Madariaga y Rojo (23 July 1886, A Corunna, Galiza - 14 December 1978, Locarno, Switzerland) was a Galician diplomat, writer, historian and pacifist. He had two daughters.

He graduated in engineering in Paris, France before gaining a Masters of Arts at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. He then went to work as an engineer for the Northern Spanish Railway Company but abandoned this work to go to London and become a journalist, writing in English, for The Times. At this time he began publishing his first essays. In 1921 he became a press member of the Secretariat of the League of Nations and became chief of the Disarmament Section in 1922. In 1928, he became Professor of Spanish at Oxford University for three years, during which time he wrote 3 books on nation psychology called Englishman, Frenchman and Spaniards. In 1931 he was appointed ambassador to the United States of America and a permanent delegate to the League of Nations, a post he kept for 5 years. Between 1932 and 1934 he was Ambassador to France. In 1933 he was elected to the National Congress, serving as both Minister for Education and Minister for Justice. In July 1936, as a classic liberal he went into exile in England to escape the eruption of the Spanish civil war. From there he became a vocal opponent of, and organised resistance to, the dictatorship of General Francisco Franco. In 1947, he was one of the principal authors of the Oxford Manifesto on liberalism. He was one of the co-founders, in 1949, of the College of Europe.

In his writing career he wrote books about Don Quixote, Christopher Columbus and the history of Latin America. He militated in favour of a united and integrated Europe. He wrote in French and German as well as Spanish and Galician (his mother tongue) and English. In 1973 he won the Karlspreis for contributions to the European idea and European peace. In 1976, he returned to Spain after the death of Franco. The Madariaga European Foundation has been named after him, promoting his vision of a united Europe making for a more peaceful world.

In 1912 he had married Constance Archibald de Madariaga, a Scottish economic historian. The couple had two daughters, Nieves Mathews (1917 - 2003) and professor/historian Dr. Isabel de Madariaga (1919 - ). After Constance's death in May 1970 Salvador in November 1970 married Emilia Skézely de Rauman who had been his secretary since 1938.

Selected Published Works in English   more ďż˝

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Total Books: 61
Americans
Americans [Essay Index Reprint Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780836906615
ISBN-10: 0836906616
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Arceval y los ingleses
Arceval Y Los Ingleses [Coleccion austral, no. 1538 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788423915385
ISBN-10: 8423915387
Genre: Nonfiction
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Bolivar
Bolivar (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780370004587
ISBN-10: 0370004582
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Caracter y destino en Europa
Caracter Y Destino En Europa [Spanish Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788423949588
ISBN-10: 8423949583
Genre: Nonfiction
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Christopher Columbus  Being the Life of the Very Magnificent Lord Don Cristobal Colon
Corazon De Piedra Verde
Corazon De Piedra Verde [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788401418785
ISBN-10: 840141878X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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De la angustia a la libertad  Memorias de un federalista
De La Angustia a La Libertad Memorias De Un Federalista [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788423949502
ISBN-10: 8423949508
Genre: Nonfiction
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Dios y los espanoles
Dios Y Los Espanoles [Ensayo - Spanish Edition] (Other)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9788432036668
ISBN-10: 8432036668
Genre: Nonfiction
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Disarmament
Disarmament (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780804602877
ISBN-10: 0804602875
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Don Quixote An Introductory Essay in Psychology
Don Quixote an Introductory Essay in Psychology (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780313220111
ISBN-10: 0313220115
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Don Quixote
Don Quixote [Oxford Paperbacks] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780192810076
ISBN-10: 0192810073
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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El auge y el ocaso del imperio espanol en America
El Auge Y El Ocaso Del Imperio Espanol En America (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788423949434
ISBN-10: 8423949435
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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El Corazon De Piedra Verde
El Corazon De Piedra Verde (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9788423949243
ISBN-10: 8423949249
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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El Corazon De Piedra Verde I
El Corazon De Piedra Verde I [Nueva Austral Ser Vol, 55] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9788423918553
ISBN-10: 8423918556
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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El corazon de piedra verde/ The Green Stone Heart
El Corazon De Piedra Verde/ the Green Stone Heart [Contemporanea / Contemporary] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789875661646
ISBN-10: 9875661643
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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El semental negro  Satanael
El Semental Negro Satanael [His Esquiveles y Manriques - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788423949496
ISBN-10: 8423949494
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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El sol la luna y las estrellas Romances a Beatriz
El Sol La Luna Y Las Estrellas Romances a Beatriz [Spanish Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788426157003
ISBN-10: 8426157009
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Elysian Fields
Elysian Fields (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781430471936
ISBN-10: 143047193X
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Englishmen Frenchmen Spaniards
Englishmen Frenchmen Spaniards (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780273314684
ISBN-10: 0273314688
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Espana Ensayo de historia contemporanea
Espana Ensayo De Historia Contemporanea [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788423949526
ISBN-10: 8423949524
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Espanoles de mi tiempo
Espanoles De Mi Tiempo [Documento - Spanish Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788432035807
ISBN-10: 8432035807
Genre: Nonfiction
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General Marchese Usted [Testimonio de una epoca - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Guerra En La Sangre Una Gota De Tiempo [His Esquiveles y Manriques] (Paperback)
A La Orilla Del Rio De Los Sucesos [Coleccion Ancora y delfin ; v. 463 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Obra Poetica [Selecciones de poesia espanola] (Other)
Poesia [Literatura - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Retrato De Un Hombre De Pie [Selecciones Austral - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)