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.