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Captain General of Catalonia

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The office of Captain General of Catalonia (Spanish: Capitán general de Cataluña; Catalan: Capità general de Catalunya) was created in 1713 by the Nueva Planta decrees of King Philip V of Spain to replace that of Viceroy of Catalonia.

List of Captains General of Catalonia

Under Philip V

Under Ferdinand VI

Under Charles III

  • 1767: Bernard O'Conner Phaly (interim)
  • 1767–1772: Ambrosio de Funes Villalpando
  • 1772–1773: Bernard O'Conner Phaly (interim)
  • 1773–1777: Philippe de Cabannes
  • 1777–1784: Francisco González y de Bassecourt
  • 1784: Felix O'Neille (interim)
  • 1784–1789: Francisco González y de Bassecourt

Under Charles IV

Under Ferdinand VII

Under Joseph Bonaparte (Governor general)

French Empire

Under Ferdinand VII (restoration)

Under Isabella II

Provisional Government (1868–1871)

  • 1868–1869: Ramón de Nouviles y de Rafols
  • 1869–1872: Eugenio de Gaminde y Lafont

Under Amadeo I

  • 1872: Manuel de la Sera y Hernández Pinzón
  • 1872: Gabriel Baldrich i Palau

First Republic

  • 1872–1873: Eugenio Gaminde y Lafont
  • 1873: Juan Contreras y San Román
  • 1873: José García Velarde
  • 1873: Juan Acosta y Muñoz
  • 1873: José Antonio Turón y Prats

Provisional Government (1873–1874)

Under Alfonso XII

Under Alfonso XIII

Second Republic

Under Francisco Franco

Under Juan Carlos I

  • 1976–1978: Francisco Coloma Gallegos
  • 1978–1979: Antonio Ibáñez Freire
  • 1979–1980: Luis Otero Saavedra
  • 1980–1981: Antonio Pascual Galmes
  • 1981–1982: Ricardo Arozarena Girón
  • 1982–1983: José Antonio Sáez de Santa María
  • 1983–1984: Luis Sáez Larumbe
  • 1984–1986: Fernando Rodrígez Ventosa
  • 1986–1987: Baldomero Hernández Carreras

Región Militar Pirenaica

  • 1987–1990: José Luis Carrasco Lanzós
  • 1991–1993: Ricardo Marzo Mediano
  • 1993–1997: Antonio Martínez Teixidó
  • 1997–1999: Victor Suanzes Pardo
  • 1999–2000: Rafael de Valenzuela Teresa
  • 2000–2003: Luis Alejandre Sintes

Inspector General of the Army

  • 2003–2006: Francisco Boyero Delgado
  • 2006–2010: Fernando Torres González
  • 2010–0000: José Manuel Muñoz Muñoz


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