Serafín María de Sotto, 3rd Count of Clonard

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The Count of Clonard

Don Serafín María de Sotto y Abbach, 3rd Count of Clonard and 5th Marquis of la Granada (Barcelona, Spain, 12 October 1793 – Madrid, Spain, 23 February 1862) was a Spanish noble, politician, writer and statesman who served as Prime Minister of Spain in 1849. Elder son of Raimundo de Sotto, 2nd Count of Clonard and Ramona Abbach, 4th Marquise of la Granada, he was of Irish patrilineal descent, a descendant of John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley. In Spain, the family name had been hispanicized as Sotto.

Works[edit]

  • Memoria para la Historia de las tropas de la Casa Real de España (1824).
  • Memoria histórica de las academias militares de España (1847).
  • Historia orgánica de las armas de Infantería y Caballería españolas (1851–1859).
  • Álbum de la Infantería española (1861).
  • Álbum de la Caballería española (1861).

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Political offices
Preceded by
The Duke of Valencia
Prime Minister of Spain
19 October 1849 – 20 October 1849
Succeeded by
The Duke of Valencia
Spanish nobility
Preceded by
Raimundo de Sotto
Count of Clonard
27 March 1823 – 23 February 1862
Succeeded by
Raimundo de Sotto
Italian nobility
Preceded by
Ramona Abbach
Marquis of la Granada
11 May 1831 – 23 February 1862
Succeeded by
Raimundo de Sotto