Famous Historical Figures

Another aspect that has contributed to the fame and prestige of Los Realejos is the fact that it’s been the cradle and home of famous historical figures.

José Antonio Viera y Clavijo, a renowned writer and the epitome of Enlightenment in the Canary Islands; Antonio González González, who was awarded the Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research in the field of chemistry of natural products; Agustín Espinosa García, who is considered one of the best exponents of Surrealism in the Canary Islands; as well as Diego Quesada y Cháves, who researched the history of the Archipelago from its origins and early settlers; they are examples of some of the most prominent figures.