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Ramón Menéndez Pidal

  • Birth 13 Mar 1869
  • Death 14 Nov 1968
  • Burial Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Plot Patio 4º de Ntra. Sra. del Perpetuo Socorro. Nicho 251.
  • Memorial ID 19470233

Philologist, Historian. Born in La Coruña, Spain, he was a member of the Academy of History and the President of Royal Spanish Academy. Pidal is still widely considered a top authority on the Spanish Language and Epic Literature. He was elected Honorary President in the First International Congress of Hispanists, which took place in Oxford in 1952. Pidal was later sworn as Doctor Honoris Causa in the universities of Salamanca and Liège. His best known works include "Cantar del Mío Cid, Texto, Gramática y Vocabulario", "La Leyenda de los Siete Infantes de Lara", "Gramática Histórica Española", "El Romancero Español", and "Spaniards and Their History".

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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 21 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19470233
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ramón Menéndez Pidal (13 Mar 1869–14 Nov 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19470233, citing Sacramental de San Justo, Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .