Carlo d'Aragona Tagliavia

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Carlo d'Aragona Tagliavia (c. 1520 - 1599) was an Italian nobleman, who was marquis of Avola since 1542, title of duke extended before, 1502.

Born in Palermo, he was the son of Giovanni Tagliavia, count of Castelvetrano, and Antonia de Aragon, only daughter of Carlos de Aragon, marquis of Avola, and Duke of Terranova.

He was a Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece, the governor of the Duchy of Milan from 1583 to 1592, and Viceroy of Sicily two times, in 1556-1568 and 1571-1577. He was also Viceroy of Catalonia in 1581-1582.

Preceded by
García Álvarez de Toledo
Viceroy of Sicily
1566–1568
Succeeded by
Francesco Ferdinando d'Ávalos
Preceded by
Giuseppe Francesco Landriano
Viceroy of Sicily
1571–1577
Succeeded by
Marcantonio Colonna
Preceded by
Francisco de Moncada y Cardona
Viceroy of Catalonia
1581–1582
Succeeded by
Juan de Zúñiga y Avellaneda
Preceded by
Sancho de Guevara y Padilla
Governor of the Duchy of Milan
1583–1592
Succeeded by
Juan Fernández de Velasco, 5th Duke of Frías