Jacob Hassan, PhD (11 June 1936 – 13 August 2006) was a Spanish philologist of Sephardic Jewish descent from Ceuta, North Africa.[1][2]

Jacob Hassan
Born(1936-06-11)11 June 1936
Ceuta, Spain
Died13 August 2006(2006-08-13) (aged 70)
Madrid, Spain

Biography Edit

Hassan was born to a Sephardic Jewish family in Ceuta.[1] Hassan was a member of the Jewish Community of Madrid, a scientific researcher of the Higher Council for Scientific Research (ILC), and, among other things, founder and promoter of the Spanish School of Sephardic Studies, renowned in Spain and abroad. On 13 September 2012, a passageway near the town hall of Estella, Spain was officially named after him.[3][4]

References Edit

  1. ^ a b "Jacob M. Hassán". abc. April 16, 2006.
  2. ^ "El pueblo de Estella dedicará una de sus calles al ceutí Jacob Hassan". Archived from the original on November 17, 2015.
  3. ^ "Pasaje Jacob Hassán". Archived from the original on 2017-09-05. Retrieved 2016-06-11.
  4. ^ http://sefarad.revistas.csic.es/index.php/sefarad/article/viewFile/421/515[bare URL PDF]