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Francisco Combes
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Juan Francisco Combes Torralba

Date of Birth: 5 October 1620

Place of Birth: Zaragoza, Spain

Date of Death: 29 December 1665

Place of Death: Acapulco, Mexico


Francisco Combes was born in Zaragoza, and was educated from 1633 by the Jesuits in Tarragona. He spent several years in New Spain before embarking for Manila in 1643. He was ordained a priest in San Pedro Makati, and was sent to Zamboanga …

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Donoso, Isaac, “Francisco Combes”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 26 January 2020 <>

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