Carlos Fernando Martínez de Irujo y McKean Tacón y Armitage was born 14 December 1802 in Washington, D.C., United States to Carlos Manuel Martínez de Irujo y Tacón Erice y Gámiz (1763-1824) and Sarah Maria Theresa McKean (1777-1841) and died 26 December 1855 Madrid, Spain of unspecified causes. He married Lenouita Dona Gaberila d Aragon (1823-) 23 June 1844 in Madrid, Spain.
Don Carlos Martínez de Irujo y McKean, 2nd Marquis of Casa Irujo, jure uxoris Duke of Sotomayor, Grandee of Spain was a Spanish noble and politician who served as Prime Minister of Spain.
Marriage and Family
He was son of the diplomat Carlos Martínez de Irujo y Erice, 1st Marquis of Casa Irujo, and his wife Sarah McKean, the daughter of the Pennsylvania Governor Thomas McKean (1734-1817) and Pennsylvania First Lady Sarah Armitage (1756-1820).
Don Carlos became a Grandee of Spain in 1844 through his marriage to Gabriela del Alcázar, 7th Duchess of Sotomayor through which he gained the courtesy title, Duke of Sotomayor.
The Duke and Duchess had two children:
- Carlos Martínez de Irujo y del Alcázar (3 April 1846 – 14 Sept 1909), 8th Duke of Sotomayor
- María de la Piedad Martínez de Irujo y del Alcázar, married Pedro Caro y Széchényi, 6th Marquess de la Romana
|Offspring of Carlos Fernando Martínez de Irujo y McKean Tacón y Armitage and Lenouita Dona Gaberila d Aragon (1823-)|
|Carlos Martinez de Irujo Y Alcazar (1846-1909)|
|Dona Maria de la Piedad Martinez de Irujo Y Alcazar (1849-)|