María de Barrenechea, 1st Duchess of Dato

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María del Carmen de Barrenechea y Montegui, 1st Duchess of Dato (19 June 1860 – 1 October 1925) was a Spanish noblewoman and wife of the Eduardo Dato e Iradier, Prime Minister of Spain.


She was of Basque descent, a daughter of Juan José de Barrenechea y Urdampilleta and wife Micaela Montegui y Mercaide, patrilineal granddaughter of Pedro de Barrenechea y Zubea and wife María Ignacia de Urdampilleta y Lagarto, and matrilineal granddaughter of José Manuel Montegui and wife María de la Concepción Mercaide.

Titles and decorations[edit]

She was a Dame of the Order of Noble Dames of Queen Maria Luisa of Spain and was awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Beneficence of Spain. After the death of her husband and for that impeadment and in his honour, she was granted the title of 1st Duchess of Dato.

Marriage and children[edit]

She married Eduardo Dato e Iradier (A Coruña, 12 August 1856 – assassinated in Madrid, 8 March 1921), three times Spanish Prime Minister (or President of the Minister's Council), and had only three daughters:

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See also[edit]

  • Ribera, José António Moya, Costados, N.º 81
Spanish nobility
New title Duchess of Dato
25 March 1921–1 October 1925
Succeeded by
Isabel Dato