Francisco Rodríguez Adrados

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Francisco Rodríguez Adrados (29 March 1922 – 21 July 2020) was a Spanish Hellenist, linguist and translator. He worked most of his career at the Complutense University of Madrid. He was a member of the Real Academia Española and Real Academia de la Historia. His works were mostly of the history of Ancient Greece and modern-day Greece.[1][2]

Rodríguez Adrados was born in Salamanca, Spain.[3] He studied at University of Salamanca and Complutense University of Madrid. Rodríguez Adrados died on 21 July 2020 in Madrid, aged 98.[4]

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  1. "Rodríguez Adrados afirma que existe un cierto menosprecio por la lengua y la literatura" (in Spanish). El País. 29 April 1991. Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  2. Miguel Ángel Trenas (1 May 1991). "Francisco Rodríguez Adrados: la cultura de la imagen abruma al ciudadano" (in Spanish). La Vanguardia. Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  3. "Francisco Rodríguez Adrados" (in Spanish). Real Academia Española. Archived from the original on 27 September 2015. Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  4. Muere el académico de la RAE Francisco Rodríguez Adrados (in Spanish)