Andrés Fernández Pacheco, 10th Duke of Escalona

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Don Andrés María Hipólito Casiano José Antonio Cayetano Fernández Pacheco y Moscoso Acuña Silva Manrique Girón Portocarrero y Portugal, twice Grandee of Spain, 10th Duke of Escalona, 10th Marquis of Villena, 16th Count of Castañeda, 12th Count of San Esteban de Gormaz and 10th Count of Xiquena (13 August 1710 - 27 June 1746), was a Spanish aristocrat and academician.

He was born and died in Madrid, the son and grandson of the 1st and 2nd Directors of the Royal Spanish Academy. Himself became a member at the age of 16, on 25 April 1726. He married Ana María de Toledo Portugal y Córdoba, 11th Countess of Oropesa in 1727, who gave him two daughters and died in 1729. He married for a second time with Isabel María Pacheco Téllez-Girón y Toledo in 1731. Fernández Pacheco became the 3rd lifetime Director of the Royal Spanish Academy at the death of his father in 1738 (aged 28). He was promoted to be a Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece. He died at the age of 36 in 1746.

He was succeeded as Duke of Escalona by his daughter María López Pacheco, who married her uncle and his brother, Juan López Pacheco.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Mercurio López Pacheco
Director of
Royal Spanish Academy

1738-1746
Succeeded by
Juan López Pacheco
Spanish nobility
Preceded by
Mercurio López Pacheco
Duke of Escalona
1738-1746
Succeeded by
María López Pacheco
Marquis of Villena
1738-1746
Count of Castañeda
1738-1746
Count of San Esteban de Gormaz
1738-1746
Count of Xiquena
1738-1746