Manuel de Godoy

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Harrison W. Mark
by Francisco Bayeu y Subías
published on 07 August 2023
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Manuel de Godoy (1767-1851), the "Prince of Peace", was First Minister of Spain during the reign of King Charles VI of Spain. Corrupt and extravagant, Godoy was hated by the Spanish nobility and commoners alike, and his tenure helped lead Spain into the bloody Peninsular War (1807-1814) against the First French Empire. Oil on canvas portrait by Francisco Bayeu y Subías, c. 1792.

Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid.

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Subías, F. B. y. (2023, August 07). Manuel de Godoy. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/17699/manuel-de-godoy/

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