Antonio de Benavides y Fernández de Navarrete

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Antonio de Benavides

Don Antonio de Benavides y Fernández de Navarrete (Baeza, Spain, 20 June 1807 – Madrid, Spain, 23 January 1884) was a Spanish noble, historian and politician who served as Minister of State between 1864 and 1865, in the reign of Queen Isabella II of Spain.

Benavides was the eldest son of Manuel de Benavides y Rodríguez-Zambrano, Major of the Hermandad for the noble state in 1808, and his wife Francisca de Paula Fernández de Navarrete y Motilla. Among other honors, he was Knight of Santiago and Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic.


Political offices
Preceded by
Alejandro Llorente
Minister of State
8 June 1865 – 21 June 1865
Succeeded by
Lorenzo Arrazola