1851 – Born in Zamora, Castile-Leon, Spain.
1865 – He spent his childhood living in León and Guadalajara, until he moved to Oviedo.
1871 – He began his career as a Journalist and he graduated with the thesis El Derecho y la Moralidad (Law and Morality).
1881 – He also wrote Nuevo viaje al Parnaso and La Literatura.
1882 – He taught in Zaragoza for one year.
1883 – He returned to Oviedo to take up a position as professor of Roman law.
1890 – He published a new novel, "Su único hijo".
1901 – He died in Oviedo, Spain.