Francisco Ximenes de Texada

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Francisco Ximenes de Texada
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Grand Master of the Order of Saint John
In office
28 January 1773 – 9 November 1775
Preceded by Manuel Pinto da Fonseca
Succeeded by Emmanuel de Rohan-Polduc
Personal details
Born 1703
Aragon (modern Spain)
Died 9 November 1775
Resting place Valletta
Nationality Spanish
Religion Roman Catholic
Military service
Allegiance Sovereign Military Order of Malta Order of Saint John

Francisco Ximenes de Texada y Eslava was the 69th Prince and Grand Master of the Order of Malta from 1773 to 1775. During his reign the order became unpopular mainly due to bankruptcy brought by his predecessor Pinto's lavish lifestyle. Ximenes' reign was marked by an unsuccessful revolt of the priests.

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Preceded by
Manuel Pinto de Fonseca
Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller
Succeeded by
Emmanuel de Rohan-Polduc