Miguel Ángel Troitiño

Miguel Ángel Troitiño Vinuesa (1947–2020) was a Spanish geographer, professor of human geography at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). He was an expert in cultural tourism and heritage preservation.[1]

Miguel Ángel Troitiño
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Born1947 Edit this on Wikidata
El Arenal Edit this on Wikidata
Died21 April 2020 Edit this on Wikidata (aged 72–73)
Madrid Edit this on Wikidata
Alma mater
OccupationGeographer, university teacher (1973–) Edit this on Wikidata
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BiographyEdit

Born in El Arenal, province of Ávila in 1947, Troitiño earned a licentiate degree in Geography and History from the UCM.[2] He obtained a PhD in Geography in 1979 from the UCM,[3] reading a dissertation on the city of Cuenca,[4] titled Cuenca, la crisis de una vieja ciudad castellana[5] and supervised by Manuel de Terán Álvarez [es]. A lecturer at the UCM since 1973,[3] he obtained a Chair of Human Geography in 1991.[6]

During his career, he focused on fields such as tourism, cultural heritage, urban planning and territorial development.[2] A great deal of his scholar production dealt with the city of Cuenca.[6] A member of the Institución Gran Duque de Alba [es], he also worked on the strategy for territorial sustainable development for the Tiétar Valley,[2] in his native province.

He died of COVID-19 on 21 April 2020.[2][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pérez Monguió, Fernando (3 July 2006). "Expertos piden limitar las visitas a la Alhambra, la Mezquita y la Giralda". El País.
  2. ^ a b c d "Muere Miguel Ángel Troitiño, referente del estudio turístico". El Diario de Ávila. 21 April 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Miguel Ángel Troitiño Vinuesa". Revista de Arte. 10 January 2008.
  4. ^ "Fallece con coronavirus Miguel Ángel Troitiño, geógrafo "clave" en la declaración de Cuenca como Ciudad Patrimonio". eldiario.es. 22 April 2020.
  5. ^ Muñoz, José Luis (19 July 1979). "Cerrada la biblioteca pública de Cuenca". El País.
  6. ^ a b c "Fallece Miguel Ángel Troitiño, el gran experto del casco antiguo de Cuenca". eldigitalcastillalamancha.es. 22 April 2020.