Rafael Casanova i Comes
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Rafael Casanova i Comes (abt. 1660 - 1743)

Born about in Moià, Moianesmap
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Died in Sant Boi de Llobregatmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Aug 2016
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Rafael Casanova i Comes (Moià, 1660 – Sant Boi de Llobregat, May 2, 1743) was a Catalan jurist, and supporter of Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor as a claimant to the Crown of Spain during the War of the Spanish succession. He became mayor of Barcelona and commander in chief of Catalonia during the Siege of Barcelona until he was wounded in combat while commanding La Coronela during the counterattack on the Saint Peter front on the last day of the siege, September 11, 1714.[1][2]


  1. El fons barraquer de l’Arxiu Nacional de Catalunya, pàgines 259-270 , autors: Carles Serret i Roger Mirabent. Obra: Els Fets i les conseqüències del 1714 al Baix Llobregat : X recerca col·lectiva del Centre d’Estudis Comarcals del Baix Llobregat, any 2014, ISBN 9788494071041
  2. Rafael Casanova i Comes. (2016, 20 d'agost). Viquipèdia, l'Enciclopèdia Lliure, consulta 28 agost 2016]

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