Francisco Guerau
Francisco Guerau-Marionas Poema Harmonico (Compuesto de varias cifras por el temple de la guitarra española en Madrid) Hopkinson Smith-5-course Baroque Gui...
Joseph Calasanctius
Joseph Calasanz, Sch.P. (Spanish: José de Calasanz; Italian: Giuseppe Calasanzio), (September 11, 1557 – August 25, 1648), also known as Joseph Calasanctius and Josephus a Matre Dei, was a Spa...
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Francisco Guerau
Francesc Guerau (1649 – 1717/1722) was a Spanish Baroque composer. Born on Majorca, he entered the singing school at the Royal College in Madrid in 1659, becoming a member of the Royal Chapel as...
Pedro Henriquez de Acevedo, Count of Fuentes
Pedro Henriquez d'Azevedo y Alvarez de Toledo, Count of Fuentes de Valdepero (Zamora, Spain, 1525 – Milan, Italy, 22 July 1610, aged 85) was a Spanish general and statesman.Born at Zamora, he was a...
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Alphonsus Rodriguez
Saint Alphonsus Rodríguez, S.J. (Spanish: Alfonso) (July 25, 1532 – October 31, 1617) was a Spanish Jesuit lay brother, now venerated as a saint. He was a native of Segovia. He is sometimes ...
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Anton Higueras de Santana
Anton Higueras de Santana (1557 – 1619) was a Spanish military expeditionary, conqueror resident and Mayor of Ciudad de La Santísima Trinidad y Puerto de Santa María del Buen Ayres, he arrived togethe...
Pedro Morales y Mercado
Pedro Morales y Mercado was a 17th-century Spanish emigrant and official in the Río de la Plata, Argentina.
Born in the 17th century in Ciudad de Rodrigo, Spain, Pedro Morales y Mercado was the s...
Sebastián Vizcaíno
Sebastián Vizcaíno (1548–1624) was a Spanish soldier, entrepreneur, explorer, and diplomat whose varied roles took him to New Spain, the Philippines, the Baja California peninsula, the Californi...
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Pedro de la Plesa
Pedro de la Plesa (fl. 1622) was a 17th-century Spanish privateer. He served as a Dunkirker in the service of the Spanish Crown during the Eighty Years' War. He and Juan Garcia gained notoriety for ab...
Maria Pita
María Mayor Fernández de Cámara y Pita (Sigrás, 1565 – 1643), known as María Pita, was a Galician heroine of the defense of Corunna in 1589 against the English Armada., commanded by the pirate Francis...
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Alfonso de la Cueva, 1st Marquis of Bedmar
Alfonso de la Cueva-Benavides y Mendoza-Carrillo, marqués de Bedmar (first name also spelled Alonso, often used was the title Bedmar) (1572 – August 10, 1655) was a Spanish diplomat, bishop and Roma...
Antonio Escobar y Mendoza
Monsignor Antonio Escobar y Mendoza (1589 – July 4, 1669) was a Spanish nobleman who is best known for his Catholic teachings.Born at Valladolid in Castile, he was educated by Jesuits before entering ...
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Jerónimo de Sosa
Jerónimo de Sosa also known as Hieronymus, Jerome or Geronimo de Sosa, was a 17th-century Spanish Franciscan friar and a genealogist who developed a genealogical numbering system of ancestors. Sosa wa...
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Anne of Saint Bartholomew
Anne of St. Bartholomew, O.C.D. (Spanish: Ana de San Bartolomé) (Almendral de la Cañada, Old Castile, 1 October 1549 – Antwerp, 7 June 1626), was a Spanish Discalced Carmelite nun, and compa...
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García Hurtado de Mendoza, 5th Marquis of Cañete
García Hurtado de Mendoza y Manrique, 5th Marquis of Cañete (July 21, 1535 – May 19, 1609) was a Spanish soldier, governor of Chile, and later viceroy of Peru (from January 8, 1590 to July 24, 1596). ...
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Bernardo de Sandoval y Rojas
Bernardo de Sandoval y Rojas (1546–1618) was a Spanish bishop and cardinal who was Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1608 to 1618.
Bernardo de Sandoval y Rojas was born in Aranda de Duero on April 20...
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Diego Dávila, 1st Marquis of Navamorcuende
Diego Dávila Coello y Pacheco, 1st Marquis of Navamorcuende, 17th Lord of Cardiel, El Bodón, Montalvo, El Hito and of Villar de Cañas (Spanish: Diego Dávila Coello y Pacheco, primer Marqués de Nav...
Alonso de Sotomayor
Alonso de Sotomayor y Valmediano (1545–1610) was a Spanish conquistador from Extremadura, and a Royal Governor of Chile.
He was born in Trujillo, in the province of Extremadura, the son of G...
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Joseph de la Vega
José, Josseph or Joseph Penso de la Vega, best known as Josseph de la Vega (ca.1650, Espejo, Spain — November 13, 1692, Amsterdam, Netherlands), was a successful Jewish merchant, poet, and philanthrop...
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Francisco de Meneses Brito
Francisco de Meneses Brito (died 1672) was Royal Governor of Chile between 1664 and 1667.
Born in Cádiz in 1615, was the son of Alonso de Meneses and Catalina Corbalán de Castilla. His wife was Ca...
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Antonio Ponce de Santa Cruz
Antonio Ponce de Santa Cruz (1561–1632) was the court physician in the royal courts of Philip III and Philip IV. Antonio was the son of Alonzo de Santa Cruz (1505–1567), a famous Spanish cartographer,...
Diego Collado
Diego Collado (Latin name: Didacus Colladus; * late 17th century, † 1638) was a Christian missionary born in the late sixteenth century at Miajadas, in the province of Extremadura, Spain. He entered t...
Joan Terès i Borrull
Joan Terès i Borrull (Verdú, 29 September 1538 – Barcelona, 10 July 1603) was presbyter of Vic, auxiliary bishop of Morocco (1575–1579), bishop of Elne (1579–1586) and of Tortosa (1586–1587), and arch...
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Baltasar Marradas
Don Baltasar de Marradas et Vique or Maradas (born 28 November 1560 in Valencia, died 12 August 1638 in Prague) was a Spanish nobleman, imperial field marshal during the Thirty Years War and governor ...
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García de Silva Figueroa
Don García de Silva Figueroa (December 29, 1550 – July 22, 1624) was a Spanish diplomat, and the first Western traveller to correctly identify the ruins of Takht-e Jamshid in Persia as the location of...
Juan Pablo Bonet
Juan Pablo Bonet (c.1573–1633) was a Spanish priest and pioneer of education for the deaf. He published the first book on deaf education in 1620 in Madrid.Juan Pablo Bonet was born in Zaragoza (Arago...
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Paolo Spinola, 3rd Marquis of the Balbases
Paolo Spinola (24 February 1628 - 24 December 1699), 3rd Marquis of the Balbases and 3rd Duke of San Severino and Sesto, was a Spanish nobleman of Italian descent and a diplomat.
Spinola was born ...