Pedro de Alcántara Téllez-Girón y Pacheco, IX. duque de Osuna

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About Pedro de Alcántara Téllez-Girón y Pacheco, IX. duque de Osuna,_9th_Duke_of_Osuna

Pedro de Alcántara Téllez-Girón, 9th Duke of Osuna, Grandee of Spain was a Spanish nobleman. He led Spanish troops during the French Revolutionary Wars.


  • English translation
  • Lieutenatn General D. Pedro de Alcántara Girón y Pacheco,
  • Ninth Duke of Osuna (1755 - 1807)
  • Winner of General Moncey francs in the valley of Baztn during the campaign of Navarre in 1794.
  • Born in Madrid on August 7, 1755 in the family palace. His father was D. Peter Zoilo, who happened on the duchy in 1787, appearing as Waiter Mayor of Carlos III and Carlos IV after.
  • Young Ingres in the military. In 1789 he was appointed Colonel Director of the Royal Guards Corps Espaolas. Promoted to Lieutenant General, with occasion of the war with the French Republic was assigned to the General Staff of the Army of Catalonia operations first and then the Western Pyrenees, taking part in the campaigns of Roselln, Navarre and Basque.
  • He was married to his cousin Da. Mara Josefa Alfonso Pimentel, Countess-Duchess of Benavente, Duchess of Bjar of Ganda, Arcos and Monteagudo, Princess of Squillace and Anglona, ​​Countess of Mayorga, Baares of Benalczar of Osilo and Coguinas, Marquise de Marchini, of Lombay, Jabalquinto, etc ... Big Four times in Spain. Tena ttutos both his wife and aport to the House of Osuna, who seeks the Duchess deca favor with her husband to the Queen. This ambition was the cause of the rivalry that exists between the deca Duke of Osuna and Lieutenant General Ricardos, as the former aspired to the supreme command of the forces operating in the Roselln.
  • His conduct unclear in the battle of Perpignn of July 17, 1793 was the cause of which accuse him as the main culprit for the failure of the operation. Notwithstanding the foregoing, D. Peter is distinguishable Alcntara brightly in the battle of Mas-Deu.
  • Moved to the army 'of operations of the Western Pyrenees, plays an important role in the defense of Navarre, preventing its conquest by the French troops, which infringi a large number of casualties. Especially worth fighting Mention were 16 and 17 October between the valley of the river Deva Baztny. General Moncey Derrot francs and forz to retire at Roncesvalles. Despite his brilliant career and value, Godoy not ascended to General captain.
  • He was a man fond of literature and as such was named number s academic of the Royal Spanish Academy of Language. Died in 1807 at the age of 53 years.
  • It happened in the duchy her sixth child, Francis Borgia, to be distinguishable in the Revolutionary War but later was exiled for his liberal ideas. Jos Bonaparte decl expropi traitor and all his possessions.
  • The firstborn of ste, D. Pedro de Alcntara, recovered all family assets. Was a patron of artists and one of the great lords of his time. In union of his brother Mariano, General and Ambassador to Russia, made clebre the splendor and grandeur of the House of Osuna.
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Pedro de Alcántara Téllez-Girón y Pacheco, IX. duque de Osuna's Timeline

August 8, 1755
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, España
March 20, 1775
Age 19
Madrid, Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
August 17, 1783
Age 28
Barcelona, CT, Spain
October 6, 1785
Age 30
October 15, 1786
Age 31
Quiruelas de Vidriales, Province of Zamora, Castille and Leon, Spain
September 21, 1789
Age 34
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, España
December 6, 1794
Age 39
Madrid, Community of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
January 7, 1807
Age 51
Madrid, Spain