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Jaume

Almera i Comas, Jaume
Vilassar de Mar 1845 - Barcelona 1919

Geologist. He got his Ph.D. degree in science at the University of Barcelona and in theology at the Universitat de València. He was a teacher of geology and natural history in the Barcelona. He was a disciple of Landerer, with who collaborate in a study about el Maestrat in 1876. In 1874 he founded the Museo de Geognosia y Paleontología in Barcelona.

Primitiu

Artigas i Teixidor, Primitiu
Torroella de Montgrí 1846 - Madrid 1910

Forest Engineer. Artigas i Teixidor finished his studies in 1870 and started his work in various different forested areas and in the Forest Engineering School, where he was appointed professor. Later in life he was appointed to the Forest Advisory Board, the highest governing body of forestry. Artigas i Teixidor is considered a pioneer in the development of treaties on Mediterranean silviculture, and specifically his treaty on cork and the cork industry which has been used by countless students and other people interested in the topic.

Joan

Cadevall i , Joan
Castellgalí 1846 - Terrassa 1921

Educator, botanist. Characterized by his modesty, Joan Cadevall who "did not aspire that his name could one day appear next to those of Costa, Trèmols, Vayreda..., all worthy scientists; would have been satisfied that it appeared after them, at a respectful distance...", as explained by Pius Font i Quer on the long obituary he dedicated to him, became one of the leading scientists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Catalonia.

Joaquim Maria de

Castellarnau i Lleopart, Joaquim Maria de
Tarragona 1848 - Segovia 1943

Forest Engineer. He undertook various studies of the cells of different types of wood and established new analytical procedures to determine a species through studying its wood. He published various studies on the topic which were considered innovative writings in the area of vegetal histology, something for which he was recognised by the Nobel prize winner Ramón y Cajal.

Laur

Clariana i Ricart, Laur
Barcelona 1842 - Barcelona 1916

Engineer. Professor of calculus in the engineer school of Barcelona since 1891. In 1909 he became Professor of mathematics. In some of his works he tried to find a relation between mathematics and music.

Josep Joaquim

Landerer i Climent, Josep Joaquim
València 1841 - Tortosa, Baix Ebre 1922

Astronomer. In 1865 he began to publish his works about astronomy in specialised French journals as he was living in France during some years. He studied the solar eclipses that were visible from Spain in1900 and 1905.

Rafael

Puig i Valls, Rafael
Tarragona 1845 - 1920

Forest Engineer. Public awareness of the importance of forests in land preservation hugely increased thanks to his efforts, which he did by writing a number of articles, most importantly, an article published in La Vanguardia in 1898 (‘Patriotism and the Tree’). A year later, the first festival of the tree in Barcelona was celebrated in 1899 thanks to his initiative, then consolidated by royal decree in 1915 when it Arbour Day was established as a compulsory celebration in Spain.

Bartolomeu

Robert i Yarzábal, Bartolomeu
Tampico, Mèxic 1842 - Barcelona 1902

Doctor, politician. Medical Doctor and politician. He started his studies in Sitges. He studied Medicine in Barcelona and he got his M.D. in Madrid (1864). He worked in the Hospital de la Santa Creu in 1869.  

Josep

Rodrigo i Botet, Josep
Manises, L'Horta 1842 - Madrid 1915

Technical engineer. He participated in huge public works in South America. During excavations for this public works, he found bones greater than normal ones.

Estanislau

Vayreda i Vila, Estanislau
Olot (Garrotxa) 1848 - Olot (Garrotxa) 1901

Botanist. He was graduated in Pharmacy in Barcelona in 1868. He was military pharmacist in the carline army and this was, in fact, the only professional dedication that he exercised, because he was a farmer that was devoted to take care of the family estates, therefore he had a lot of free time for the cultivation of science.

Lluís Maria

Vidal i Carreras, Lluís Maria
Barcelona 1842 - Barcelona 1922

Geologist, engineer. Mine engineer and geologist. He worked in the mines of Linares (Andalucía) and Almadén (Castilla la Nueva). In 1881 he was the engineer boss of the mines from Girona and in 1883 he was the director of the mine section at the Societat del Ferrocarril i Mines de Sant Joan de les Abadesses. 

Sebastià

Vidal i Soler, Sebastià
Barcelona 1842 - Manila 1889

Forest Engineer. After finishing his studies in 1865 he travelled to the Philippines to work as a forest inspector. In 1871 and 1876 he created the Commission of Flora and Forestry Statistics, of which he was named the head whilst also working as the director of the Botanic Gardens of Manila (1878-1889). He was an eminent botanist and wrote various pieces of work about the flora of the Philippineswhich contrasted with collections around the rest of the world.