Skip to main content

Rosa, Francisco de Paula Martinez de la, 1787-1862 (Professor of Philosophy, statesman, dramatist and Prime Minister)



  • Existence: 1787 - 1862


Francisco de Paula Martinez de la Rosa (1787-1862) was born at Granada, Spain, on 10 March 1787. He was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Granada, and later served in government, becoming prime minister in 1834. He wrote plays, including La conjuracion de Venecia, as well historical novels and political histories. He died at Madrid on 7 February 1862.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Francisco Martinez de la Rosa: Lo que puede un empleo

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7944
Scope and Contents

A prose comedy in two acts dated 'Coruna 1813', probably transcribed from the edition printed at Cadiz in 1812.

Dates: 1813
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (