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...
Diego Marín Aguilera
Diego Marín Aguilera (1757–1799) was a Spanish inventor who was an early aviation pioneer. Born in Coruña del Conde, Marín became the head of his household after his father died. Marín was forced to...
Infanta Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain
Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain (María Teresa Antonia Rafaela; 11 June 1726 – 22 July 1746) was an Infanta of Spain by birth and was later the wife of Louis, Dauphin of France, son of Louis XV of ...
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Luis de Lossada
Luis de Lossada (1681–1748) was a Spanish Jesuit theologian and philosophical writer.Lossada was born at Quiroga, Asturias, Spain. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1698, and, after completin...
Juan José Pérez Hernández
Juan José Pérez Hernández (born Joan Perés ca. 1725 – November 3, 1775), often simply Juan Pérez, was an 18th-century Spanish explorer. He was the first European to sight, examine, name, and re...
Francisco de Eliza
Francisco de Eliza y Reventa (1759 – February 19, 1825) was a Spanish naval officer, navigator, and explorer. He is remembered mainly for his work in the Pacific Northwest. He was the commandant...
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Mariano Álvarez de Castro
Brigadier Mariano José Manuel Bernardo Álvarez Bermúdez de Castro y López Aparicio (September 8, 1749 – January 21, 1810) was a Spanish military officer, and the military governor of Gerona during the...
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Antonio Margil
Antonio Margil (18 August 1657 – 6 August 1726) was a Spanish (American) Franciscan missionary in North and Central America.
He entered the Franciscan Order in his native city of Valencia, Spain o...
Tomás de Suría
Tomás de Suría (1761–1844) was a Spanish artist and explorer. He accompanied Alessandro Malaspina during his expedition to the Pacific States of the United States from 1789 to 1795.
Suría was born...
Ventura Ligli
Ventura Ligli (late 17th – early 18th century) was an Italian painter, active in Naples and Madrid. He was a pupil of Luca Giordano in Naples, and went to Spain, where he was called Lirios. By 1682 ...
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Francisco Menendez (creole)
Francisco Menendez was a free black military leader serving the Spanish Crown in 18th-century St. Augustine, Florida. He had been a slave in South Carolina and escaped to Florida, where he served in t...
Sebastián Fernández Méndez
Sebastián Fernández Méndez (1700, San Cristóbal de La Laguna - after 1774) was a Spanish sculptor of the 18th century from Tenerife. He is considered one of the island's most noted sculptors.
Lorenzo Hervás y Panduro
Lorenzo Hervás y Panduro was a Spanish Jesuit and famous philologist; born at Horcajo, 1 May 1735; died at Rome, 24 August 1809.
Having entered the Jesuit order at Madrid, he studied at Alcalá de...
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Franz Joseph, Marquis de Lusignan
Franz Joseph, Marquis de Lusignan (23 June 1753 – 23 December 1832), a Spaniard, joined the Austrian army and fought against Prussian soldiers and Belgian rebels. During the French Revolutionary Wars,...
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Carlos Fitz-James Stuart, 4th Duke of Liria and Jérica
Don Carlos Bernardo Fitz-James Stuart y Silva, 4th Duke of Liria and Jérica, 4th Duke of Berwick (25 March 1752 – 7 September 1787) was a Spanish nobleman. Born in Liria, Spain, he was the son of Jame...
Bruno de Heceta
Bruno de Heceta (Hezeta) y Dudagoitia (1743–1807) was a Spanish Basque explorer of the Pacific Northwest. Born in Bilbao of an old Basque family, he was sent by the Viceroy of New Spain, Antonio Marí...
Juan Antonio Llorente
Juan Antonio Llorente (March 30, 1756 in Rincón de Soto (La Rioja), Spain – February 5, 1823 in Madrid) was a Spanish historian.
He studied at the University of Zaragoza, and, having been ordained...
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Charles III of Spain
Charles III (Spanish: Carlos; Italian: Carlo; 20 January 1716 – 14 December 1788) was the King of Spain and the Spanish Indies from 1759 to 1788. He was the fifth son of Philip V of Spain, but eldest ...
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José Torrubia
José Torrubia was a Spanish Catholic missionary, scientist and author.
He was born towards the end of the seventeenth century at Granada, Spain; died in 1768 in the monastery of Aracoeli. He enter...
Manuel Silvestre de Salamanca Cano
Manuel Silvestre de Salamanca Cano was governor of the Kingdom of Chile between March 1734 and November 1737.He was the nephew of the earlier governor Gabriel Cano de Aponte and was the Maestro de Cam...
Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra
Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra (22 May 1744 – 26 March 1794) was a Spanish naval officer born in Lima, Peru. Assigned to the Pacific coast Spanish Naval Department base at San Blas, in the Vicer...
Gaspar Casal
Gaspar Casal (1681–1759) was a Catalan physician remembered for describing the Casal collar in pellagra.
Gaspar Casal, was born in Girona Catalonia, practised in Oviedo from 1720 to 1751, at which...
Maria Luisa of Spain
Infanta Maria Luisa of Spain (Spanish: María Luisa, German: Maria Ludovika) (24 November 1745 – 15 May 1792) was Holy Roman Empress, German Queen, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, Grand Duchess of Tuscan...
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Pedro Lozano
Father Pedro Lozano (1697–1752) was a Spanish ethnographer, historian and Jesuit Missionary.
He was born in Madrid and arrived in the Americas at an early age, in 1714, bound for the Jesuit Reduct...