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Mendoza, Inigo Lopez de (Santillana, Marques de)

Born: 1398 AD
Died: 1458 AD, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: Spanish
Categories: Poets


1398 - Born in August 19th in Carrión de los Condes, Castile and Leon. Spanish poet and humanist who was one of the great literary and political figures of his time.

         - Received the title of first Conde de Manzanares and first Marques de Santillana after participating in the battle of Olmedo.

1412 - Married to Catarina Suárez de Figueroa, daughter of the Master of Santiago.

1458 - Died on March 25th in Guadalajara, Castile.


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