Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases

Italian general

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1569

Place of Birth: Genoa, Liguria, Italy

Date of Death: 25-Sep-1630

Profession: military personnel, military officer

Nationality: Spain

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases

  • Ambrogio Spinola Doria, 1st Marquess of The Balbases (Genoa, 1569 – Castelnuovo Scrivia, 25 September 1630) was an Italian condottiero and nobleman of the Republic of Genoa, who served as a Spanish general and won a number of important battles.
  • He is often called "Ambrosio" by Spanish speaking people and is considered one of the greatest military commanders of his time and in the history of the Spanish army.
  • His military achievements earned him the title of Marquess of Balbases in the Spanish peerage, as well as the Order of the Golden Fleece and Order of Santiago.

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