Borbón y Vallabriga, Luis María de (Obispo de Orense)

Luis María de Borbón y Vallabriga

b. 22 May 1777, Cadalso de los Vidrios
d. 19 Mar 1823, Madrid

Title: Presidente del Regencia provisional del Reino
Term: 8 Mar 1813, appointed, decree of the Cortes based on a resolution passed 8 Mar 1813, session of the Cortes, Cádiz
Chronology: 8 Mar 1813 - 22 Mar 1813
Names/titles: Original name: Luis María (elevated to Grandeza de España de primera clase 4 Aug 1799; granted surname "Borbón", Jun 1800); conde de Chinchón; marqués de San Martín de la Vega; cardenal de Santa Romana Iglesia, presbítero del título de Santa Maria della Scala; arzobispo de Toledo y primado de las Españas
Biography:

Son of Infante Luis Antonio Jaime de Borbón y Farnesio and grandson of King Felipe V of Spain; was educated at the University of Toledo, earning doctorates in theology and canon law (1794); ordained priest (13 Mar 1799); appointed (15 Mar 1799) and consecrated (2 Jun 1799) archbishop of Seville; created cardinal and received the title of Santa Maria della Scala (20 Oct 1800); appointed archbishop of Toledo (royal decree of 4 Nov 1800), retaining the administration of the archdiocese of Seville; elected president of the Provisional Regency of the Kingdom (8 Mar 1813 - 22 Mar 1813) and President of the Regency of the Kingdom (22 Mar 1813 - 10 May 1814); left Madrid (29 Mar 1814) and traveled to served as President of the Junta provisional de Gobierno (Provisional Junta of Government, 9 Mar 1820 - 9 Jul 1820), a consultative body which accepted the oath of Fernando VII as constitutional monarch (9 Mar 1820); . Biography source: [5]


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[5] Españoles obispos en España, América, Filipinas y otros países. Rome : Instituto Español de Historia Eclesiástica, 1994. (Publicaciones del Instituto Español de Historia Eclesiástica; Subsidia; 29), p. 107-108
Image: engraving by Tomás López Enguídanos after a portrait by Vicente López y Portana (1810).
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