Floridablanca, José Moñino y Redondo, conde de, 1728-1808

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1728-10-21
Death 1808-12-30
ES
Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

José Moñino y Redondo, Conde de Floridablanca, was a successful criminal prosecutor who was named Spanish ambassador to Pope Clement XIV in 1772. He became chief minister of King Charles III in 1777 where he initiated reforms in bureaucracy, education, and foreign policy. He was driven from power in 1792 by the Aragonese faction at court, but returned to authority briefly after the Napoleonic invasion of 1808.

From the description of Conde de Floridablanca report, 1788-1789. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 156999699

Spanish statesman.

From the description of Letter signed : San Ildefonso, to Don Marcos de Argaiz, 1783 Oct. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874735

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Subjects:

  • Inquisición--Historia
  • Funcionarios--S.XVIII
  • Ceremonial--S.XVIII
  • Manuscripts, Spanish

Occupations:

  • Statesman

Places:

  • Kingdom of Spain, 00, ES
  • Sevilla, 51, ES
  • Murcia, 31, ES