Juan de Camargo y Angulo

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Camargo and the second or maternal family name is Angulo.

Juan de Camargo y Angulo y Pasquer (1663–1733) was Bishop of Pamplona from 1716 to 1725 and Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1720 to 1733.


Juan de Camargo y Angulo y Pasquer was born in Ágreda on June 30, 1663.[1]

He was appointed Bishop of Pamplona on October 5, 1716, and he was subsequently consecrated as a bishop on December 18, 1716.[1] He was commissioned as Grand Inquisitor of Spain on March 26, 1720.[2] Under his leadership, the Spanish Inquisition undertook its last major persecution of the marranos, with 93 people executed in 66 auto-da-fés between 1721 and 1725.[3] He resigned as Bishop of Pamplona on March 20, 1725.[1]

He died on May 24, 1733.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Profile from catholic-hierarchy.org
  2. ^ From Appendix 2 to Henry Charles Lea's History of the Spanish Inquisition, Vol. I
  3. ^ Article on Polish Wikipedia
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Diego de Astorga y Céspedes
Grand Inquisitor of Spain
Succeeded by
Andrés de Orbe y Larreategui