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Casablancas i Planell, Ferran
Sabadell 1874 - Barcelona 1960
Manufacturer. He studied the problems in some textile fibres and in 1913 he invented a machine for making cotton fibres that was a revolution in the cotton industry.
Castells i Vidal, Paulí
Barcelona 1877 - 1956
Manufacturer. He was Professor of mathematical analysis at the Escola d'Enginyers Industrials de Barcelona, where he was also the director from 1913 to 1932.
Estalella i Graells, Josep
Vilafranca del Penedès 1879 - Barcelona 1938
Chemist, physicist. He got his Ph.D. degree at the University of Barcelona, where he was a teacher from 1899 to 1905. In 1905 he won the professorship of physics and chemistry at the Institut de Girona and in 1919 he became director of physics and chemistry at the Instituto-Escuela de Madrid.
Fontserè i Riba, Eduard
Barcelona 1870 - Barcelona 1970
Seismologist, meteorologist. He finished his studies in physics-mathematics sciences in 1891 and he got his Ph.D. degree in 1894. He organized and directed during 67 years the Servicio Horario, which was the organisation that fixed the official time in Barcelona. At first, the official time was given by the stars position seen from the dome of the Acadèmia de Ciències.
Frias i Roig, Alexandre
Reus 1878 - Reus 1963
Doctor, pediatrician. His work for the education and the promotion of child health led to a significant reduction in the infant mortality rate first in Reus and later, thanks to the dissemination of his work, throughout the region and the state. All his effort was based on the idea of a comprehensive health action.
Fuset i Tubià, Josep Maria
Sueca, la Ribera Baixa 1871 - Barcelona 1952
Politician, naturalist, biologist. Doctor in Natural Sciences, he was Professor at the Institut de Palma de Mallorca (1900-13) and at the University of Barcelona (1913-41).
Huguet i Serratacó, Emili (Huguet del Villar)
Granollers, Vallès Oriental 1871 - Rabat 1951
Geographer, pedologist, botanist. He was known as Huguet del Villar. When he was young he travelled around Latin America, when he came back, in 1900, he started his geographic and naturalist studies.
Novellas i Roig, Francesc
Barcelona 1874 - 1970
Chemist. He was first interested in sculptures but finally he started to study science. He finished his science studies in 1898 and his chemist studies in 1910. He was one of the founders of the Institució Catalana d'Història Natural in 1899 and in 1903 he became his president.
Patxot i Jubert, Rafael
Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Baix Empordà 1872 - Ginebra 1964
Meteorologist, patron, writer, bibliophile. Man of great temperament, he devoted himself to the patronage of the Catalan culture, mainly during the Dictatorship of Primo de Rivera that culminated in the Institution Patxot.
Pi i Sunyer, August
Barcelona 1879 - Mèxic 1965
Doctor. In 1902, he founded the Societat Catalana de Biologia and later on he became Professor of physiology at the University of Barcelona, where he promoted the study of physiology. In the Laboratorio Bacteriológico Municipal and in the Institut de Fisiologia he worked as a teacher and researcher.