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ALAVA, DON MIGUEL RICARDO DE (1770-1843), Spanish general and statesman, was born at Vittoria in 1770.
On the breaking out of the revolution of 1820 he was chosen by the province of Alava to represent it in the Cortes, where he became conspicuous in the party of the Exaltados, and in 1822 was made president.
Frequent and honorable mention of Alava is made in Napier's History of the Peninsular War, and his name is often met both in lives of the duke of Wellington and in his correspondence.
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