|Francisco Tomás de Anchia Longa|
|Place of birth||Longa de Mallabia|
Francisco Tomás de Anchia Longa (10 April 1783 – 1831) was a Spanish guerrilla. He was born in the village of Longa, Mallabia (province of Biscay). A blacksmith by trade, he and 100 men engaged the French in guerilla warfare, attacking the lines of communication around Pancorbo, Orduña and Valdeajos. From these humble beginnings, he subsequently became the commander of the Iberian Division. In 1813 he was appointed General, later Field Marshal and in 1825, Lieutenant-General. He died in 1831 at 48 years of age.
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