Francisco Ximénez de Tejada

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In this Spanish name, the first or paternal family name is Ximénez de Tejada and the second or maternal family name is Eslava. Francisco Ximénez de Tejada_sentence_0

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Grand Master of the Order of Saint JohnFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_header_cell_0_1_0
Preceded byFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_header_cell_0_2_0 Manuel Pinto da FonsecaFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_cell_0_2_1
Succeeded byFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_header_cell_0_3_0 Emmanuel de Rohan-PolducFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_cell_0_3_1
Personal detailsFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_header_cell_0_4_0
BornFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_header_cell_0_5_0 1703

Aragon (modern Spain)Francisco Ximénez de Tejada_cell_0_5_1

DiedFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_header_cell_0_6_0 9 November 1775

MaltaFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_cell_0_6_1

Resting placeFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_header_cell_0_7_0 St. John's Co-CathedralFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_cell_0_7_1
NationalityFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_header_cell_0_8_0 SpanishFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_cell_0_8_1
Military serviceFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_header_cell_0_9_0
AllegianceFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_header_cell_0_10_0 Sovereign_Military_Order_of_Malta Order of Saint JohnFrancisco Ximénez de Tejada_cell_0_10_1

Francisco Ximénez de Tejada y Eslava (Aragonese: Francisco Ximénes de Texada i Eslava; 1703 − 9 November 1775) was a Spanish knight of Aragon who served as the 69th Prince and Grand Master of the Order of Malta from 1773 to 1775. Francisco Ximénez de Tejada_sentence_1

During his reign the order became unpopular mainly due to bankruptcy brought by his predecessor Pinto's lavish lifestyle. Francisco Ximénez de Tejada_sentence_2

Ximénes' reign was marked by the unsuccessful Rising of the Priests. Francisco Ximénez de Tejada_sentence_3

During Ximénes' reign, a warehouse was added to the Salina Right Redoubt in Salina Bay, and the redoubt became known as Ximenes Redoubt due to the large escutcheon with the Grand Master's coat of arms above the doorway. Francisco Ximénez de Tejada_sentence_4


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