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Revision as of 14:49, 4 November 2013

Ramon Perellos y Roccaful
Grand Master of the Order of Saint John

In office
7 February 1697 – 10 January 1720
Monarch King Charles III
King Philip IV
King Victor Amadeus
Preceded by Adrien de Wignacourt
Succeeded by Marc'Antonio Zondadari
Personal details
Born 1637
Aragon (modern Spain)
Died 10 January 1720
Malta
Resting place Valletta
Nationality Spanish
Military service
Allegiance Sovereign Military Order of Malta Order of Saint John

Fra' Ramon Perellos de Rocaful was the 64th Prince and Grand Master of the Order of Malta between 1697 and 1720. He lived in Malta in 1653, as soon as he entered the order. In 1658 he joined the board of the Master and in 1697 was elected Grand Master. During his grandmastership the coastal fortifications of Malta where stiffened by the construction of batteries, redoubts, and entrenchements. He also was the driving force behind the third rate squadron of the order setup which was eventually inaugurated in 1705.

His funerary monument is found in the Co-Cathedral of St. John, Valletta. is considered to be one of the best interpreration of Baroque art in Malta.

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Preceded by
Adrien de Wignacourt
Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller
1697–1720
Succeeded by
Marc'Antonio Zondadari