FERNÁNDEZ Y GONZÁLEZ, Francisco. Albacete 26.9.1833 — Madrid 1917. Spanish Linguist and Polyglot, also knew Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian. Son of a cavalry officer.Educated in Valladolid and Madrid. From 1852 studies at Madrid. In 1856-64 Professor of Literature at Granada, also taught Greek and Arabic. Then Professor of Aesthetics at Central University in Madrid.
Publications: Much on Hispano-Arabic literature, Spanish literature and history, aesthetics, etc.
Sources: Gelabert y Gordiola, Manual de lengua sanskrita. Madrid 1890, 28; Spanish Wikipedia.