Juan de Zavala

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Juan de Zavala y de la Puente, 1st Marquess of Sierra Bullones (Lima, Peru, 27 December 1804 – Madrid, Spain, 29 December 1879) was a Spanish noble and politician. After fighting in the First Carlist War, the Marquess served as Prime Minister of Spain.

The Marquess of Sierra Bullones
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Portrayed by Vicente López in Hussar uniform, 1839
Prime Minister of Spain
In office
3 January 1874 – 26 February 1874
PresidentFrancisco Serrano y Dominguez
Preceded byEmilio Castelar
Succeeded byPraxedes Sagasta
Personal details
Born
Juan de Zavala y de la Puente
NationalitySpanish

He was the son of the Peruvian Pedro José de Zavala y Bravo de Rivero, 7th Marquess of San Lorenzo, and Grimanesa de la Puente y Bravo de Lagunas, marchioness de la Puente.

Marriage and issueEdit

 
Portrait of Zavala, c. 1860

He married on 1839 María del Pilar de Guzmán, 24ht Duchess of Nájera, and had five children:

Political offices
Preceded by
Minister of State
6 June 1855 – 14 July 1856
Succeeded by