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Alonso de la Peña Montenegro

Alonso de la Peña Montenegro

Alonso de la Peña Montenegro
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Was Religious scholar Theologian
From Spain Ecuador
Field Religion
Gender male
Birth 27 April 1596, Padrón, A Coruña Province, Galicia, Spain
Death 12 May 1688, Quito, Quito Metro, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (aged 92 years)
Star sign Taurus
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Alfonso de la Peña y Montenegro (29 Apr 1596 – 1687) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Bishop of Quito (1653–1687).


Alfonso de la Peña Montenegro was born in Padrón, in the Kingdom of Galicia, on 29 April 1596. On 4 March 1653, he was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed by Pope Innocent X on 18 August 1653 as Bishop of Quito. In April 1654, he was consecrated bishop by Cristóbal de Torres, Archbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada. He served as Bishop of Quito until his death in 1687.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Agustín de Ugarte y Sarabia
Bishop of Quito
Succeeded by
Sancho de Andrade de Figueroa
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