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Alvarez de Toledo, Fernando

Born: 1507 AD
Died: 1582 AD
Nationality: Spanish
Categories: General

1507 – Fernando Alvarez de Toledo was born on the 29th of October.

1525 – He was engaged with distinction at the Battle of Pavia.

1527 – He fought against the Turks in Hungary.

1535 – He took a part in the siege and successfully defended Perpignan against the dauphin of France.

1547 – He was in the Battle of Muhlberg and the victory gained.

1552 – He was entrusted with the command of the army intended to invade France.

1556-1559 – He served as viceroy of Naples.

1567-1573 – He served as a Spanish General and Governor of the Spanish Netherlands.

1573 – He was definitively relieved of his office and succeeded by Don Luis of Requesens on the 19th of October.

1580 – He defeated Antonio in the Battle of Alcantara.

1582 – He died on the 11th of December.