Antonio Machado

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  • Birth

    Birth
    He was born in Sevilla in the 26th of july 1875
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    Antonio Machado’s life

  • Trip to Madrid

    Trip to Madrid
    He moved to Madrid when he was only 8 and lived there until he was 32
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    Life in Madrid

  • He began studying in the Cardenal Cisneros high school

    He began studying in the Cardenal Cisneros high school
    By the time he was 14 and failed Spanish and Latin. However he ended up achieving the degree. https://youtu.be/x0xmnApUdzY
  • Theatre

    Theatre
    He tried making theatrical works, but as he said, he was just a foreground actor.
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    Life in Paris

  • Release of his first poetry book “Soledades”.

    Release of his first poetry book “Soledades”.
    Even though it was his first work, it was already brilliant. https://youtu.be/jYpOU_IWq48
  • He became a French teacher

    He became a French teacher
    He became a French teacher so that he could come back to apain and have a job.
  • Marriage with Leonor

    Marriage with Leonor
    After Machado moved to Soria, a young 15 year old girl caught his attention, and after a while they finally were together. https://youtu.be/VZG6COgtAPs
  • Release of “Campos de Castilla” and Leonor’s death

    Release of “Campos de Castilla” and Leonor’s death
    Sadly, Leonor died due to Tuberculosis and her last “gift” from Antonio was the releasement of his new poetry book “Campos de Castilla” which she had been really interested in. https://youtu.be/tvFxvn_2AB8
  • Trip and life in Baeza

    Trip and life in Baeza
    Even though he hated Baeza, he continued teaching French there during the next 7 years due to his short curriculum. https://youtu.be/v4a75oxJG9M
  • Trip and life in Segovia

    Trip and life in Segovia
    After studying philosophy so that his curriculum could be improved he finally left to Segovia where he would continue with teaching. https://youtu.be/-4ZVzfAC83w
  • He was chosen to be a member of the Spanish Royal Academy

    He was chosen to be a member of the Spanish Royal Academy
    Although he never took possession of his chair. In a letter to Unamuno, the poet comments the news with healthy irony: “It is an honor to which I never aspired; I will almost dare to say that I aspired never to have it.
  • Relationship with Guiomar.

    Relationship with Guiomar.
    From 1928 to 1936 he had a secret relationship with “Guiomar” who was another author. https://youtu.be/y8mX0UC1isU
  • Republican Madrid

    Republican Madrid
    Machado was finally conceded a French Cathedra in Madrid and finally was able to live again with his family.
  • The Republican flag

    The Republican flag
    This was one of his most important and happy moments of his life, which was raising the Republican flag in Madrid.
  • Barcelona

    Barcelona
    He was forced to move to Barcelona because of the Civil war.
  • Death

    Death
    Due to the civil war he was forced to leave Spain with hundreds of other people, because of all the conditions the trip had and the avdanced age Machado had, he ended up passing away. https://youtu.be/YZ1O2R9QxlA