Miguel Primo de Rivera y Sáenz de Heredia

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Primo de Rivera and the second or maternal family name is Sáenz de Heredia.
Miguel Primo de Rivera
Spanish Ambassador to the United Kingdom
In office
1951–1958
Leader Francisco Franco
Preceded by José Ruiz de Arana y Bauer
Succeeded by José Fernández-Villaverde
Mayor of Jerez de la Frontera
In office
1947–1948
Minister of Agriculture
In office
19 May 1941 – 20 July 1945
Preceded by Joaquín Benjumea Burín
Succeeded by Carlos Rein Segura
Personal details
Born Miguel Primo de Rivera y Sáenz de Heredia
11 July 1904
San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain
Died May 8, 1964(1964-05-08) (aged 59)
Madrid, Spain
Resting place San Isidro del Campo
Nationality Spanish
Political party None
Spouse(s) Margarita de Larios y Fernández de Villavicencio
Children Miguel Primo de Rivera y Urquijo
Residence Madrid
Alma mater Universidad Central de Madrid
Occupation Lawyer
Religion Roman Catholic

Miguel Primo de Rivera y Sáenz de Heredia, 2nd Duke of Primo de Rivera, 4th Marquis of Estella (11 July 1904 – 8 May 1964) was a Spanish lawyer and politician and diplomat. He was the youngest son of former dictatorial Prime Minister Miguel Primo de Rivera and younger brother of the founder of the Falangist movement José Antonio Primo de Rivera.

He studied law at Universidad Central de Madrid and called to the bar in Cádiz. Following World War II he was Spanish Ambassador to the United Kingdom and mayor of Jerez de la Frontera (1947-1948).

After his death his nephew Miguel Primo de Rivera y Urquijo (son of his brother Fernando Primo de Rivera y Sáenz de Heredia) assume the titles of Duke and Marquis.

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Spanish nobility
Preceded by
José Antonio Primo de Rivera
Marquis of Estella
1936 – 1948
Succeeded by
Miguel Primo de Rivera y Urquijo
New creation
Preceded by
José Antonio Primo de Rivera
Duke of Primo de Rivera
1948–1964
Succeeded by
Miguel Primo de Rivera y Urquijo