Narciso Fernández de Heredia, 2nd Count of Heredia-Spínola

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The Most Excellent
The Earl of Ofalia
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Prime Minister of Spain
In office
16 December 1837 – 6 September 1838
Monarch Isabella II
Preceded by Eusebio Bardají
Succeeded by The Duke of Frías
Personal details
Born 11 September 1775
Gines, Seville, Spain
Died 8 September 1847 (aged 71)
Madrid, Spain
Political party Realista Moderado

Don Narciso Fernández de Heredia y Begines de los Ríos, 2nd Count of Heredia-Spínola Grandee of Spain, 1st Marquis of Heredia, Grandee of Spain and iure uxoris Count of Ofalia (Gines, Seville, 11 September 1775 – Madrid, 8 September 1847) was a Spanish noble, politician and diplomat who served as Prime Minister of Spain and as Minister of State from 16 December 1837 to 6 September 1838, in the reign of Isabella II.


Heredia was the eldest son of Narciso Fernández de Heredia, 1st Count of Heredia-Spínola, and his wife María de las Mercedes Begines de los Ríos y Bejarano. He married firstly in 1803 María de la Soledad Pontejos y Cerviño,[1] and had two daughters by this marriage:

  • Doña Narcisa Fernández de Heredia, 3rd Countess of Heredia-Spínola (1804–1828), married to Miguel Francisco Arízcun, 5th Marquis of Iturbieta.
  • Doña Josefa Fernández de Heredia y Cerviño, married her cousin Narciso Fernández de Heredia, 1st Count of Doña Marina.

Heredia married secondly in 1820 María Dolores de Salabert, 4th Countess of Ofalia, second daughter of Félix de Salabert, 5th Marquis of la Torrecilla and Petra de Torres y Feloaga.



Political offices
Preceded by
Eusebio Bardají
Prime Minister of Spain
16 December 1837 – 6 September 1838
Succeeded by
The Duke of Frías
Minister of State
16 December 1837 – 6 September 1838