Bernardino Fernández de Velasco, 14th Duke of Frías

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The Duke of Frías.

Don Bernardino Fernández de Velasco-Pacheco y Benavides, 14th Duke of Frías, Grandee of Spain, KOGF (Madrid; 1783 – 1851) was a Spanish noble, politician, diplomat and writer who served in 1838 as Prime Minister of Spain. He was one of the most important Spanish nobles of his time, and held, among other titles, the dukedoms of Frías, Escalona and Uceda, the Marquisates of Villena and Berlanga, and the Countships of Alba de Liste, Oropesa and Peñaranda de Bracamonte.

Ancestry[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
The Count of Heredia Spínola
Prime Minister of Spain
6 September 1838 – 9 December 1838
Succeeded by
Evaristo Pérez de Castro
Minister of State
6 September 1838 – 9 December 1838