Bernardino Fernández de Velasco, 14th Duke of Frías

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The Duke of Frías

Bernardino Fernández de Velasco y Benavides-Duque de Frías.JPG
Prime Minister of Spain
In office
6 September 1838 – 9 December 1838
MonarchMaria Christina
Preceded byNarciso Fernández de Heredia
Succeeded byEvaristo Pérez de Castro
Personal details
Bornca. 1783
Madrid, Spain
Diedca. 1851 (aged 67–68)
Political partyRealista Moderado

Don Bernardino Fernández de Velasco-Pacheco y Benavides, 14th Duke of Frías, Grandee of Spain, KOGF (1783 in Madrid – 1851) was a Spanish noble, politician, diplomat and writer who served in 1838 as Prime Minister of Spain. He was one of the most important Spanish nobles of his time, and held, among other titles, the dukedoms of Frías, Escalona and Uceda, the Marquisates of Villena and Berlanga, and the Countships of Alba de Liste, Oropesa and Peñaranda de Bracamonte.


Political offices
Preceded by
The Count of Heredia Spínola
Prime Minister of Spain
6 September 1838 – 9 December 1838
Succeeded by
Evaristo Pérez de Castro
Minister of State
6 September 1838 – 9 December 1838