Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo

Spanish author (1856-1912)
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Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo (November 3, 1856 – May 19, 1912[1]) was a Spanish scholar, historian and literary critic. Even though his main interest was the History of ideas, and Hispanic philology in general, he also cultivated poetry, translation and philosophy.


  1. Fallecimiento de Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo Hemeroteca de La Vanguardia. Edición del martes, 21 mayo 1912, página 11 (in Spanish)