Person - Latre Huarte, Manuel (1789-1840)

Latre Huarte, Manuel (1789-1840)




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Latre Huarte, Manuel (1789-1840)Other forms

Fechas de existencia:

Caspe (Zaragoza, España)  1789-01-13 - Ciudad Rodrigo (Salamanca, España)  1840-10-05


Spanish General lieutenant, member of the Laureate Cross of Saint Ferdinand and Minister of War.

Son of Pedro Latre and Manuela Huarte, he started in the army as a cadet in 1803. A year later, he was taking part in different battles fighting against England, protecting Mallorca and Menorca. In the Peninsular War he fought in different battles and campaigns, like the one that took place in the chapel of la Virgen de Magallón, or in the battle of Belchite. He also fought in Catalonia's Principality, in Teruel, in Cherta and in Amposta. When the war ended, he studied Maths in the Military Academy of Zamora, and later on became the cadet's instructor. In 1820, he proclaimed before his regiment the Constitution of 1812, being appointed General Commander of Tuy and promoted to Brigadier. He fought in the non-liberal revolt in 1821 that was led by Espoz y Mina, he was appointed military Commander of Cádiz province and Governor of the place. After the victory of the Duke of Angulema, he was fired from the army. He returned to the army life after Ferdinand's VII death. In 1833, he was named general police superintendent, and he worked as a field-marshal. During the Carlist Wars, he fought several times in the North Army. He was general captain of Castilla la Nueva and Aragón, he took charge of the General Captaincy of Granada and Jaén. He was entrusted with the General Captaincy of Galicia, and appointed Viceroy of Navarra, being later on promoted to General Lieutenant and Minister of War. When he submitted his resignation, he was named General Director of the Cuerpo de Estado Mayor and general captain of Castilla la Vieja.

He married to Mariana Miranda Mon y Olmedilla.

Liberal Triennium, 1820-1823

Date of the event: 1820 - 1823



Lugar de Nacimiento:

Caspe (Zaragoza, España) in 1789-01-13

Lugar de Defunción:

Ciudad Rodrigo (Salamanca, España) in 1840-10-05

Related Authorities

Espartero, Baldomero (1793-1879)  ( Colabora con )

Associative relations :

Espoz y Mina, Francisco (1781-1836)  ( Es enemigo/ está enfrentado con/ esta la oposición de )

Rebolledo Palafox Melci, José de (1775-1847)  ( Colabora con )

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