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Alva, Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Duke of

Born: 1507 AD
Died: 1582 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Duke

1507 – Born on the 29th of October. A Spanish general and administrator.

 

1567 – He was appointed as the  captain general with full civil and military powers.

 

1568 – Ordered executions of Count Egmont and Count Horn.

 

1583 – He died on January at the age of 74, unable to enjoy the honors and rewards of his last expedition.