Biography of Martín Álvarez de Sotomayor (1723-1819)

Spanish General born in Lucena (Córdoba) in 1723 and died in 1819. Count of Colomera, was commander of the camp of San Roque and was present at the blockade of Gibraltar in 1779, served as captain general of Navarre in 1794, was individual of the Council of State in 1808 and lent oath José Bonaparte; in 1814 he retired from public life definitely.