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Carlos Coloma (1567-1637) was a Spanish commander, diplomat and historian.

  • 1567: born in Elda, thefourth son of Juan Coloma y Cardona, Count of Elda
  • 1581: alferez. Served in Portugal, Sicily and Flanders.
  • 1604: ambassador to England.
  • 1612: Viceroy of Mallorca.
  • 1621: commander in Flanders.
  • 1625: published La Guerra de los Estados Bajos (Antwerp).
  • 1634: retired to Spain.

Translated the Annals of Tacitus into Spanish.