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Josť de Palafox y Melci (ca. 1776-1847)

Duke of Zaragoza

Arms of Josť de Palafox y Melci (ca. 1776-1847)

Don Josť Rebolledo de Palafox y Melzi was born at Zaragoza, Spain, circa 1776 (between 1775 and 1780 according to the sources), in an old and noble family of Aragon.

He became an officer and fought as a General against the French during the Peninsula War.

He died at Madrid on February 15, 1847.

Main portrait

"Josť de Palafox y Melci (detail of an equestrian portrait)" by Francisco Josť de Goya y Lucientes (Fuendetodos 1746 - Bordeaux 1828).

Other portraits

Josť de Palafox y Melci (ca. 1776-1847)
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"Josť de Palafox y Melci" by Francisco Josť de Goya y Lucientes (Fuendetodos 1746 - Bordeaux 1828).
Josť de Palafox y Melci (ca. 1776-1847)
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"Josť de Palafox y Melci" by Juan Gálvez (Mora, Toledo 1774 - Madrid 1846); formerly attributed to Francisco de Goya.
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