Francisco Manuel Rui-Gómez, 5th Marquess of San Isidro

Francisco Manuel Rui-Gómez y Dañobeitia, 5th Marquess of San Isidro, OM (28 September 1804 – 5 August 1885) was a Spanish peer, army officer, politician and intellectual who fought for the Liberals in the Carlist Wars and later served as Senator for the Province of León as well as Senator for life in 1864.[1][2]

The Marquess of San Isidro
Francisco Manuel Ruigomez Dañobeitia.jpg
Lithography of the Marquess of San Isidro, 1858
Senator for life
In office
1864–1885
MonarchIsabella II
Amadeo I
Senator for León
In office
1876–1878
MonarchAlfonso XII
PresidentAntonio Cánovas del Castillo
Personal details
Born
Francisco Manuel María Wenceslao Rui-Gómez y Dañobeitia

(1804-09-28)28 September 1804
A Coruña, Kingdom of Spain
Died5 August 1885(1885-08-05) (aged 80)
Durango, Kingdom of Spain
SignatureFrancisco Manuel Rui-Gómez's signature

Early lifeEdit

Born Francisco Manuel María Wenceslao in A Coruña,[3] into one of the most influential noble houses of León. His father, Francisco de Paula Rui-Gómez y de Prado, 4th Marquess of San Isidro, was posted there as field marshal of the Royal Spanish Armies at the time he was born.[4] His ancestor, Pablo Rui-Gómez Lasso de la Vega y Balmaseda, had been granted the title of Marquess of San Isidro in 1730 by the king Philip V, in recognition to his patronage of the Basílica of San Isidoro in León.[5]

Military careerEdit

Political careerEdit

Marriage and issueEdit

Rui-Gómez married María del Carmen de Riobóo y Roldán, Countess of Taboada (d. 1839).[6] They had one child:

  • Nicolás María Rui-Gómez y Riobóo (1830–1869), married to his first cousin, Francisca de Riobóo y Álvarez (1837–1918)[7]

HeraldryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ España, Senado de. "Francisco Manuel Rui-Gómez, marqués de San Isidro". www.senado.es (in Spanish).
  2. ^ "Spanische Adelstitel". www.compactgen.com (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 6 June 2016.
  3. ^ de la Mata y Ruiz, Pedro. "Baptism certificate". www.senado.es (in Spanish).
  4. ^ Archivo General de Palacio, Personal, cajas 12067, exp. 13, y 954, exp. 42
  5. ^ "Andújar Castillo, Francisco; Felices de la Fuente, María del Mar: Nobility And Venality – The Ecclesiastic Market of Sale of Nobility Titles in the XVIII Century" (PDF). digibug.ugr.es.
  6. ^ Amaral, Luís. "María del Carmen de Riobóo y Roldán +14.08.1839". www.geneall.net.
  7. ^ Lorenzo Alfonsín, Jesús. "Suárez de Deza, Rodrigo (descendencia)". www.xenealoxia.org (in Portuguese).

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