Juan Antonio de Urbiztondo, Marquis of La Solana

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Juan Antonio de Urbiztondo
Juan Antonio de Urbiztondo, marqués de la Solana.jpg
Minister of War of the Kingdom of Spain
In office
October 12, 1856 – December 16, 1856
Monarch Isabella II of Spain
Preceded by Fernando Fernández de Cordova
Succeeded by Francisco de Paula Figueras
73rd Governor-General of the Philippines
In office
July 29, 1850 – December 20, 1853
Monarch Isabella II of Spain
Preceded by Antonio María Blanco
Succeeded by Ramón Montero y Blandino
Personal details
Born Juan Antonio de Urbiztondo y Eguía
January 7, 1803
San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Spain
Died April 26, 1857(1857-04-26) (aged 54)
Madrid, Spain

Juan Antonio de Urbiztondo y Eguía (January 7, 1803, San Sebastián – April 26, 1857, Madrid) was a Spanish military and the marquis of La Solana. In 1814 he became a knight's page in the Spanish Army, fought against the government of Trienio Liberal, and then became the inspector of the Voluntarios Realistas. Madrid historians mentioned Urbiztondo's participation to a dispute at the Royal Palace of Madrid, which involved the Duke of Cádiz, the Duke of Valencia and Joaquín Osorio y Silva-Bazán (who was killed by Urbiztondo).

In 1833 he was imprisoned at Mérida due to the accusation that he is supposed-to-be connection to Carlism, but he managed to escape to Portugal