Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Antonio Álvarez de Toledo y Beaumont, 5th Duke of Alba, Grandee of Spain, (in full, Spanish: Don Antonio Álvarez de Toledo y Beaumont de Navarra, quinto duque de Alba de Tormes, tercer duque de Huéscar, sexto conde de Lerín y de Salvatierra, quinto marqués de Coria, octavo Condestable de Navarra, señor de los estados de Valdecorneja y Huéscar, y de las baronías de Dicastillo, San Martín, Curton y Guissens), (1568 29 January 1639) was a Spanish nobleman and politician. Antonio was the grandson of the Iron Duke Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba and became 5th Duke of Alba when his uncle Fadrique Álvarez de Toledo, 4th Duke of Alba died without an heir. In 1599 Philip III of Spain awarded him the Order of the Golden Fleece. He was viceroy of Naples between 1622 and 1629 and was confronted with yet an other Italian War over the Valtellina valley, a bad harvest and high food prices in 1624, an earthquake which hit Naples and killed 10,000 people on July 30, 1626, frequent attacks by Turkish pirates and constant economical requisitions by Conde-Duque de Olivares.
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