Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart y Falcó, 17t Duke o Alba

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Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart y Falcó
17t Duke o Alba
Портрет герцога Якобо Фитц-Джеймса Стюарта.jpg
Portrait bi Maurice Fromkes, 1925.
17t Duke o Alba
Full name
Santiago María del Pilar Carlos Manuel Felipe Juan Pío Fernando Francisco de Sales Gerónimo Mamerto Eduvigio Fitz-James Stuart Falcó Palafox-Portocarrero y Osorio
Born17 October 1878
Pailace o Liria, Madrid, Spain
Dee'd24 September 1953 (aged 74)
Lausanne, Switzerland
Noble faimilyFitz-James
Spoose(s)María del Rosario de Silva, 9t Marquise o San Vicente del Barco
FaitherCarlos Fitz-James Stuart y Portocarrero, 16t Duke o Alba
MitherRosario Falcó, 21st Coontess o Siruela
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
Coat of arms of the House of Alvarez de Toledo, duchy of Alba de Tormes, Grandee of Spain.svg

Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart, 17t Duke o Alba (17 October 1878 – 24 September 1953) wis a Spaingie peer, diplomat, politician, airt collector an olympic medallist. He was one of the most important aristocrats o his time, and held, among other teetles, the Dukedoms o Alba de Tormes an Berwick, the Coontship o Lemos, Lerín an Montijo an the Marquessate o Carpio. He wis also a Knicht o the Order o the Gowden Fleece of Spain in 1926.

Background[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Duke was born on 17 October 1878 in Palace o Liria in Madrid, the first son o Carlos Fitz-James Stuart y Portocarrero, 16t Duke o Alba an María del Rosario Falcó, 21st Countess of Siruela. Don Jacobo was baptised anly a few days after with the name "Santiago", a variant o Jacobo. His godparents were his paternal grandfather, Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart y Ventimiglia, 15t Duke o Alba an his maternal grandmither María del Pilar Ossorio y Gutiérrez de los Ríos, 3rd Duchess o Fernán Núñez.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18t Duchess o Alba (28 Mairch 1926 – 20 November 2014) mairit twice an haed issue.