Biography of María de la Concepción Jimeno de Flaquer (1850-1919)

Novelist and advocate for the rights of women, born in Alcañiz (Teruel) and died in Madrid. He/She was baptized with the mighty name of María in the Concepción Pilar Loreto Laura Rufina Gimeno and Gil, although it was used as a literary name his surname written with Jack, followed by her husband, journalist Francisco de Paula Flaquer, director of the Ibero-American Album in Madrid and La Aurora de Yumurí (Matanzas, Cuba), who he/she married in 1879.

After being educated at Zaragoza, he/she moved to Madrid, where he/she married and started in the world of journalism founding and directing the illustration of the female. He/She lived in France and Portugal, and in 1883, moved to Mexico where he/she directed the woman Album. Its work in support of public education, especially the education of women, led it to Venezuela and Cuba. This task was rewarded by the Governments of Mexico and Venezuela. In 1887, he/she returned to Spain where he/she worked in the magazine of Aragon, which was published in Zaragoza. From 1890, he/she directed the Ibero-American Album.Its success was very important: your presentation at the Ateneo madrileño (in charge of Valera) was quite an event, something that also happened with his book women judged by another woman, of which nine editions were. The publication, in 1877, of the Spanish woman was also resonant.His work is divided into two sections: fiction and essays on women's rights work. The first answer: victory or heroism of heart (1873), German doctor (1880), torment of a Coquette (1885), guilt or Atonement? (1890) and a modern Eve (published by the weekly story in 1909). They are, moreover, feminist character testing: women tried before the man (1882), mother of famous men (1884), women. Parallel lives (1893), advantages of instructing women (1896), intellectual woman (1901), the feminist problem (1903), Latin women (1904), women's Royal lineage (1907) and initiatives of women in social moral hygiene (1908). Other subjects respond, finally, civilization of the ancient Mexican peoples (1890) and the Virgin Mother and their dedications (1907).