Gabriel Alvarez de Toledo (1662-1714). Spanish poet. 'Histor
Gabriel Alvarez de Toledo (1662-1714). Spanish poet an the Royal Librarian of King Felipe V of Spain. 'Historia de la Iglesia y del Mundo que contiene los sucesos desde su creacion hasta el diluvio'. Cover of the year 1713. Edited in Madrid. Episcopal Library. Barcelona. Spain.
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BORIS ALEKSEYEVICH GOLITSYN (variously spelt Galitsin &c) Russian nobleman, statesman serving Peter the Great, promoted to boyar. Date: 1654 - 1713
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CASANOVA, Rafael de (1660-1743). Catalan lawyer
CASANOVA, Rafael de (1660-1743). Catalan lawyer and politician, 'conseller en cap' (chief executive) of Barcelona during the siege in 1713-1714. Organizer of the resistance of the city against the troops of Philip V. Monument of 1888 located at 1914 in the Ronda de Sant Pere street. It is object of wreaths each September 11 during the celebration of 'La diada', the national day of Catalonia. NOBAS i BALLBE, Rossend (1849-1891). Romanticism. Sculpture on bronze. SPAIN. Barcelona.
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