Julián Casanova Ruiz

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Casanova and the second or maternal family name is Ruiz.

Julián Casanova Ruiz (born 1956 in Valdealgorfa) is a Spanish historian. He teaches contemporary history at University of Zaragoza,[1] and has been visiting professor in US, UK and Latin America universities. He's a columnist for El País and frequent talk show guest at radio station Onda Cero.

In 2008 he was nominated among the experts in the first judicial investigation (conducted by judge Baltasar Garzón) against the Francoism crimes.[2]