María de Barrenechea, 1st Duchess of Dato
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
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
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:
- Isabel Dato y Barrenechea, 2nd Duchess of Dato, unmarried and without issue
- María del Carmen Dato y Barrenechea, 3rd Duchess of Dato (Madrid, 6 December 1885 - 1954), married to Eugenio Espinosa de los Monteros y Bermejillo, and had issue, two sons
- María de la Concepción Dato y Barrenechea (Madrid, 2 May 1890 - Madrid, 16 September 1973), married in Paris, 25 April 1922 to Ernesto de Zulueta e Isasi, of the Marquesses of Álava Viscounts of Casa Blanca (Bilbao, 26 April 1892 - Madrid, 9 September 1969), a Spanish Diplomat, and had issue
- Ribera, José António Moya, Costados, N.º 81
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25 March 1921–1 October 1925