Person - Aguilar, Manuel María (1783-1867)

Aguilar, Manuel María (1783-1867)

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Person

Preferred form:

Aguilar, Manuel María (1783-1867)Other forms

Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Zamora  1783 - 1867

History:

Spanish ambassador and politician. Son of Juan de Aguilar y Amat, counselor of the Treasury Council and of Catalina Marique de Lara. He was married with Juana María de Berriozabal y Vallejo. He studied in the Real Seminario de Nobles of Madrid. He was ambassador of Spain in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (1812-1817). During the Peninsular War, he represented Spain before the exiled court in Palermo and Naples since 1815. In 1820, he was exonerated from his post in the Spanish Embassy before the Grand Duchy of Tuscany and Lucca. He was in charge of some business in Lisbon (1822-1823), Bern and Dresden (1826 - 1832), and was minister of the Royal Council. He went back to his diplomatic career as plenipotentiary minister in London (1836-1838) and Lisbon (1841-1843). Later on, he was State minister (currently, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation) for ten days and the representative of Antequera. Knight of the Order of Calatrava.

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Lugar de Nacimiento:

Zamora in 1783