Alvarez de Toledo, Fernando

Born: Oct 29, 1507 AD
Died: 1582 AD, at 75 years of age.

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.

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