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Vicuña y Lazcano, Gumersindo (1840 - 1890)

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Spanish politician, mathematician, engineer and teacher.

He got his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and was professor of mathematical and physics at the Universidad Central de Madrid, also he was director of agriculture and stagnant incomes. He was Member of Parliament and academic of the Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences elected on April 5, 1882.
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Vicuña y Lazcano, Gumersindo
Curriculum vitae  
* 13.01.1840 La Habana, Cuba born
1865 Madrid He started working as temporary teacher in the Science faculty of Madrid.
1869 Madrid He obtained a professorship in mathematical physics from the Central University.
1882 He founded the magazine La Semana Industrial (Industry Week), dedicated to the sciences, arts, agriculture, finance and trade.
05.04.1882 Madrid, Spain He was academic of the Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences
† 10.10.1890 Spain died
Industrialisation, ca. 1850-1920
thumbnail of13177009 Teoría y cálculo de las máquinas de vapor y de gas con arreglo a la termodinámica.
Author: Vicuña y Lazcano, Gumersindo
Published: 1872
thumbnail of29629009 Elementos de Física.
Author: Vicuña y Lazcano, Gumersindo
Published: 1874
Portrait of Gumersindo Vicuña.
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