Fernando León, 1st Marquis of the Muni

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Fernando León y Castillo

Fernando León y Castillo (Telde, Canary Islands, 1842 - Biarritz, France, 1918) was a Spanish politician and a diplomat, he decided on an intervention of Spain and North Africa.

He went to Madrid and collaborated in liberal publications in the late years of Isabella II. From the Revolution of 1868, he was nominated a governor of Granada and Valencia.

He was successively elected deputy and senator, in 1874 he was named the overseas sub-secretary.

After the restoration with Sagasta as ministry of overseas (Prime Minister several times including 1881-1883 (1886–1887). In 1887, he became ambassador to France until 1918.

He participated in the Algeciras Conference in 1906