Ponce Bernal, José
|born on||20 August 1898 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )|
|Place||Huelva, Spain, 37n16, 6w57|
|Timezone||LMT m6w57 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||27°49' 08°14 Asc. 22°45'|
Spanish journalist and political activist who died from injuries after he was imprisoned, interrogated and tortured at the end of the Civil War.
From 1928 to 1935, José Ponce Bernal held various management positions in the Huelva Press Association, of which he was vice president until 1931, he was an active defender of the rights of journalists and free speech. He was editor-in-chief of the Diario de Huelva chronicle.
As the founder and leader of the Federal Democratic Republican Party of Huelva, he was prosecuted and suffered reprisals and imprisonment. He died on 5 September 1940 at age 42.
His life is the subject of a biography by Felicidad Mendoza Ponce published on 1 May 2021.
Sy Scholfield quotes from JOSÉ PONCE BERNAL: PERIODISMO Y COMPROMISO EN LA ANDALUCÍA DE ENTREGUERRAS by Felicidad Mendoza Ponce (Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Huelva, 1 May 2021): "José Ponce Bernal nació en Huelva a las 21:00 horas del 20 de agosto de 1898. Era el segundo hijo de José Ponce Zafra..."
(Translation: José Ponce Bernal was born in Huelva at 9:00 p.m. on 20 August 1898. He was the second son of José Ponce Zafra.)
- Passions : Criminal Victim : Assault/ Battery victim
- Passions : Criminal Victim : Homicide victim
- Passions : Criminal Victim : Torture victim
- Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
- Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist