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Juan de Camargo y Angulo

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Name  Juan Camargo
Died  1733

Juan de Camargo y Angulo y Pasquer (1663–1733) was Bishop of Pamplona from 1716 to 1725 and Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1720 to 1733.

Biography

Juan de Camargo y Angulo y Pasquer was born in Agreda on June 30, 1663.

He was appointed Bishop of Pamplona on October 5, 1716, and he was subsequently consecrated as a bishop on December 18, 1716. He was commissioned as Grand Inquisitor of Spain on March 26, 1720. Under his leadership, the Spanish Inquisition undertook its last major persecution of the marranos, with 93 people executed in 66 auto-da-fes between 1721 and 1725. He resigned as Bishop of Pamplona on March 20, 1725.

He died on May 24, 1733.

References

Juan de Camargo y Angulo Wikipedia


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