Excellent figure of the general D. Juan Prin I Prats, exemplar military and man of state what than attainments give to Spain in the XIX century. From colonel come to chief of government and regent of the kingdom for a short period of time before his assassination. Wear his uniform of general with it what participate in uncountable battles.
Military of academy, he joined to the army in times of the First Carlist War in the side of the Regent Queen Maria Cristina of Borbón against the carlist insurrection. In 1840 hold the rank of Colonel.
Of liberal convictions was member of the Progressist Party and win a seat of bench in the national parliament for Tarragona province in 1841. Conspires with the general O´ Donnell to down the regency of the general Espartero, after this episode was named Earl of Reus and Viscount of the Bruch. Also fight against the Rising of Barcelona for his success against this insurrection was promoted to the rank of field marshal. In 1847 was named military governor of Puerto Rico but the hostilities of the local authorities forced his resignation.
After of his back to Spain again win a seat bench in the parliament for the city of Vic, and two years later by Barcelona
The War of Morocco (Guerra de Marruecos, 1859-60) convert him in a celebrity and national hero for his exemplar actuation in the battles of Tetuan, Castillejos and Wad Ras. For this success was promoted to commander in chief to the spanish expedition whit Great Britain and France to Mexico, and although in the beginnings of the intervention the local authorities were forced to signed the Treaty of Soledad to inquire what Napoleon III try to transform Mexico in a french protectorate in the figure of the emperor Maximiliano irritated to Prim what understood what Spain were used by the French Empire against a brother country, for this retreat his troops to Cuba whit the applause of the spanish society what understood perfectly his decision.
In 1862 still member of Progressist Party what the queen Isabel II fired of the government, for this and for the incapacity of the monarchy of the House of Borbón to resolve the national problems participated in some rising failed, an habitual action in the Spain of this times, but in 1868 become
in the principal figure of the Glorious Revolution (Revolución Gloriosa) what pull down to Isabel II and forced his exile. After of the elections whit complete victory of his party the progressist, become in president of government. In this charge stop to the republicans and try to create a constitutional and democratic monarchy in the person of a foreign prince, only the italian Amadeo de Saboya, after the brief Amadeo I de España, accept the task. But only a week before of the arriving of the new king the general Prim was slayed to shoots in a outrage in the Turco street, today Marqués de Cubas street, in Madrid just in the rear side of the building parliament. After two days of agony the general dies of septicemia. To today this crime are unsolved.
- Presentation: in luxury quilted case
- Paint: artisanally painted by water resistent paints
- Total weight of: 1.108 grs
- Pedestal: brown, ultraviolet barnished, hihgh bright
- Number of pieces: 11
- Pedestal sizes(mm): 60x60x42
- Pedestal write: "General Prim.1814-1870"
- Total measure including a wood base: 23 cm