?1720-1801; Don Ambrosio, Marquis de Osorno; viceroy of Peru; b. Ireland;
cavalry captain in Chilean service, defeated Indians and founded San Carlos,
1770; intendant of Concepcion, entertained La Pérouse; founded
San ambrosiao de Ballenar; made road from Santiago to Valparaiso; maj.-gen.
1789; viceroy of Chili, 1789-96; rebuilt Osorno, created marquis, 1792;
lieut.-gen. 1794; viceroy of Peru, 1795-1801; father of Bernardo, liberator
of Chili [ODNB sic]. ODNB
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