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Pedro Antonio de Aragón.

Pedro Antonio de Aragón (1611 - 1690) was a Spanish nobleman, military figure and politician who served under Kings Philip IV and Charles II of Spain.

A cultured and educated man, he held different positions of high importance importance for the Court, arriving to be Viceroy of Naples, Viceroy of Catalonia and Commander in chief of Catalonia. During his period of ten years in Italy (1662-1672), he amassed a personal library of great value. Being one of the protectors and patrons of Poblet Monastery, he donated his library of approximately 3600 volumes in 1677 in exchange for being able to be buried amongst its venerated figures after his death.

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Preceded by
Pascual de Aragón
Viceroy of Naples
1661–1671
Succeeded by
Fadrique de Toledo y Osorio

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