First name(s)
Juan Antonio Hermógenes
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • Professor of Spanish Language and Literature, 1852-1854

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • Convent of the Franciscan Order in Lorca ( Murcia )
Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Teacher of Moral Philosophy and the Constitution of Cadiz, Alcázar de San Juan [c.1820]
  • Cobbler/ Teacher of Spanish, Bayonne, France [mid-1820s]
Professional activities
  • Member of Patriotic Society, Cadiz [early 1820s]
  • Examination Raisonné de l'emploi des Verbes will be et dans la Lingua Espagnole (Bourdeaux: E. Mons, 1836)
  • Respuesta de un Español Emigrado a la Earta del Padre Areso (Bourdeaux: E. Mons, 1841)
  • Revue Grammaticale de la Langue Espagnole (Bordeaux: E. Mons, 2 vols, 1838 and 1839)
  • Review Raisonné de l'emploi des Verbes ser et Estar (Madrid: 1843)
  • Logical and Grammatical Analysis of the Castilian Language (1843)
  • Don Juan Calderón (Madrid: Luis de Usoz y Río, 1855)
  • Cervantes Vindicated in one Hundred and Fifteen Passages of the Text of Ingenious Hidalgo D. Quiujote de la Mancha, who have Not Understood or Misunderstood some of his Commentators or Critics (Madrid, J. Martín Alegría: 1854)
  • Translation of the New Testament (Edinburgh, 1858)
  • Friendly Discussions with my Priest (London: Jackson & Walford, 1854)

Personal details

Date of birth
19 April 1791
Place of birth
Villafranca de los Caballeros , Toledo
Date of death
29 January 1854
Place of death
Family details

Father of the English painter Philip Hermógenes Calderón, Grandfather of William Frank Calderón (also a painter)


Matilde Gallardo Barbarroja, Studies of Spanish Linguistics (ELiEs) Drafting Committee, Introduction and development of Spanish in the English university system during the 19th century, "3.3.5 Juan Calderón". [Accessed 30 May 2017].

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