Galician League (Santiago de Compostela)

The Galician League of Santiago de Compostela (Liga Gallega in both Spanish and Galician language[1]) was a conservative and Galician regionalist political group founded in 1898 in Santiago de Compostela. The main figures of the League were Alfredo Brañas and Salvador Cabeza de León.[2]

Galician League
Liga Gallega
LeaderAlfredo Brañas
Founded1898 (1898)
Dissolved1900 (1900)
IdeologyGalicianism
Conservatism
Political Catholicism
Traditionalism
ReligionCatholicism

It was one of the currents in which the Galician Regionalist Association bifurcated. The Galician League of Santiago de Compostela was conservative, while the Galician League of A Coruña was ideologically liberal.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Old spelling, today would be Liga Galega.
  2. ^ That would later become the mayor of Santiago, the first galicianist mayor in history.
  • Beramendi, X.G. and Núñez Seixas, X.M. (1996): O nacionalismo galego. A Nosa Terra, Vigo
  • Beramendi, X.G. (2007): De provincia a nación. Historia do galeguismo político. Xerais, Vigo