Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart y Falcó, 17t Duke o Alba

Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart, 17t Duke o Alba (17 October 1878 – 24 September 1953) wis a Spaingie peer, diplomat, politeecian, airt collector an olympic medallist. He wis ane o the maist important aristocrats o his time, an held, amang ither teetles, the Dukedoms o Alba de Tormes an Berwick, the Coontship o Lemos, Lerín an Montijo an the Marquessate o Carpio. He wis an aw a Knicht o the Order o the Gowden Fleece o Spain in 1926.

Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart y Falcó
17t Duke o Alba
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Portrait bi Maurice Fromkes, 1925.
17t Duke o Alba
Full name
Santiago María del Pilar Carlos Manuel Felipe Juan Pío Fernando Francisco de Sales Gerónimo Mamerto Eduvigio Fitz-James Stuart Falcó Palafox-Portocarrero y Osorio
Born17 October 1878
Pailace o Liria, Madrid, Spain
Dee'd24 September 1953 (aged 74)
Lausanne, Switzerland
Noble faimilyFitz-James
Alba
Spoose(s)María del Rosario de Silva, 9t Marquise o San Vicente del Barco
Issue
FaitherCarlos Fitz-James Stuart y Portocarrero, 16t Duke o Alba
MitherRosario Falcó, 21st Coontess o Siruela
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
Coat of arms of the House of Alvarez de Toledo, duchy of Alba de Tormes, Grandee of Spain.svg

BackgroundEdit

The Duke wis born on 17 October 1878 in Palace o Liria in Madrid, the first son o Carlos Fitz-James Stuart y Portocarrero, 16t Duke o Alba an María del Rosario Falcó, 21st Countess o Siruela. Don Jacobo wis baptised anly a few days efter wi the name "Santiago", a variant o Jacobo. His godparents war his paternal grandfather, Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart y Ventimiglia, 15t Duke o Alba an his maternal grandmither María del Pilar Ossorio y Gutiérrez de los Ríos, 3rd Duchess o Fernán Núñez.

IssueEdit

  1. Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18t Duchess o Alba (28 Mairch 1926 – 20 November 2014) mairit twice an haed issue.