Daughter of national -maestro Blas Zambrano, Machado's friend and one of the paradigms of Spanish humanism of the early twentieth century, was born in Vélez-Málaga in 1904 after the first childhood spent in his native place and environment-years then considered decisive for the subsequent emergence of his philosophical vocation, living in Madrid, Segovia, and again in the capital, where it will disciple of Ortega y Gasset and one of the youth centers of cultural renewal around 1930 During the Civil War Spanish-and from Madrid, Chile, Valencia and Barcelona wrote and was very active in many cultural activities in favor of the Republic, being a member of the new humanism of Time magazine Spain. His forced exile began in 1939 and runs in a constant back and forth between Europe and America. He returned to Spain in 1984, finally settling in Madrid. Then develops a renewed activity, surrounded and supported by her friends, and in 1988 he is awarded the Cervantes Prize. He died in 1991, De Maria Zambrano have been published in this same Editorial Intellectuals in Spain and written drama of the Civil War (1998) and The Agony of Europe (2000); and his life and I thought the volume coordinated by José María Beneyto and Juan Antonio González Fuentes, María Zambrano. The transparent view (2004).