Biography of Francisco Díaz Morales (s. XIX)

Military and Spanish politician born in Córdoba, which data concerning date of birth and place and date of death are unknown.

Very distinguished family - his mother, marquesa de Santa Marta - joined the army, becoming captain of artillery. Engaged in the conspiracy of Lacy, he was sentenced to death. The March 18, 1820 was taken to Cartagena with others sentenced to death, but reached him a Felucca with news of having been abolished the Inquisition, and all were immediately released.

Returned to Barcelona on April 10, 1820 the Catalan heroic proclamation signing and takes part in the sessions of the patriotic society. Sits square in the national militia, renouncing, he says, the military jurisdiction. His denunciation of the electoral outrages he is worth to the City Council and the provincial Council of Barcelona you owed the neighbourhood. He was also arrested.

Deputy to Cortes by Córdoba, between 1820 and 1822. Villager in 1821, he is credited with the introduction into Spain of the Carbonari. On July 7, 1822 the Patriots were assembled in the militia barracks with his receipt. In 1823 he is deported from Cadiz by Gutiérrez Acuña. In 1827 it seems that he directs the secret society Triple-junction. It also speaks of it as President of the Board of Gibraltar, city that gets in contact with the sansimonianas ideas, which develops mostly in Marseille. It is one of the main in the idea of bringing Spain to don Pedro de el Brasil.El pamphlet history of an idea. Spain and Portugal (Madrid, 1869) mentions him as a iberista conspirator in Gibraltar. In 1834, Evaristo Pérez de Castro speaks of his return to Spain in the French steamer trade of Lila, who apparently in July had come to Barcelona.

Newspaper publisher Andaluz de Córdoba, defined as "literary and political", 1835-1841 (at least). On September 18, 1837 he published a letter in the Spanish, from Madrid, in defense of Romero Alpuente. He then collaborated in the Peninsular, in 1842, with interesting articles on Spanish emigration (would have to verify if the entire section "Labyrinth" of this newspaper is a work of Morales Díaz). Attribution Eusebio Asquerino in La América, article "Spain and Portugal" on June 28, makes it July 8 and August 8, 1882, with a biographical sketch very affectionate of old age.Correspondent of chilli, Madrid, where he published a "notice to the public", against the idea extend the minority of Isabel IIage: requests early marriage of the Queen with a Spanish (reproduced in El Heraldo de Madrid, on April 27, 1843: Morales Díaz were the defend national sovereignty; to the Herald serves against Espartero). In 1848 in Cordoba figure as one of the subscribers of Víctor Pruneda a book journey to the Canary Islands. According to Alcalá Galiano died in absolute poverty.


Gazette of Madrid, n. 2388, 3 may 1841.

GIL NOVALES, Alberto: The patriotic societies. Madrid: Tecnos, 1975.

Freemasonry in leathers and the Freemasons in skirts. Or reflections on the reflections published Lord don Antonio Alcalá Galiano compared to cowhide are no. 79 and 80. By two Spanish NET and pure. Gibraltar, 1823.

A Gil Novales