. A Glorious dynasty of over seven centuries .

A branch of diverse nationalities that has left its mark in different parts of Europe and Latin America today. In particular the influence of the House of Herrera on trade and banking system was real and acknowledged.

Circa 1355

Circa 1355

. Hernan de Herrera .

Lord of Ampudia I

1390 - 1455

1390 - 1455

. Pedro Garcia de Herrera y Rojas .

A Castilian nobleman, was the first to stand out by reaching the position of Marshal of Castile. At the beginning of the 15th century it was Diego Garcia de Herrera y Ayala’s turn (1417-1485) to prove his worth during the conquest of the Canary Islands. Nicknamed the king of the Canaries, he brought the family to a higher social position.

Circa 1417

Circa 1417

. Diego Garcia de Herrera y Ayala .

Count de La Gomera by the king of the Canary Island. Honoured from the crown of Seville, Spain.

1569 - 1632

1569 - 1632

. Agustin de Herrera y Rojas Ayala .

Descendant of the king and Diego Garcia de Herrera y Ayala, was the first of the family to receive the title of Count of Lanzarote created by King Philip II in 1548 in his favor, which was later elevated to the title of Marquis (1567) to reward him for his services rendered to the kingdom.

Descendant of the king and Diego Garcia de Herrera y Ayala, was the first of the family to receive the title of Count of Lanzarote created by King Philip II in 1548 in his favor, which was later elevated to the title of Marquis (1567) to reward him for his services rendered to the kingdom. In fact, he was commissioned by the king to conquer lands in Latin America on behalf of the Spanish crown. This honorary title refers to the Canary Island of Lanzarote. Agustin de Herrera y Rojas quickly became a trusted member of the royal council and elevated his family to one of the richest and most influential families in South America and the Caribbean.

1607 - 1664

1607 - 1664

. Juan Sarmiento de Herrera y Fernandez Pachego .

Son of Agustin, Spanish conquistador, Juan Sarmiento de Herrera y Fernandez Pacheco was the first to be born in Latin America and to remain there all his life. He dedicated his life to the lands and haciendas La Vega and Montalban bequeathed by his father. He was the grandfather of Martin Eugenio Herrera y Rada, gentleman of Carlos III of Spain and father of the Bolivar y Palacios family.

1633 - 1695

1633 - 1695

. Agustin Nicolas de Herrera y Loaisa .

Infantry Captain then Governor of Valencia, he ended his life in Carabobo.

1671 - 1730

1671 - 1730

. Francisco Carlos Herrera y Ascanio .

Captain, Master of the field
Carbobo, Valencia

1712 - 1767

1712 - 1767

. Juan Manuel de Herrera y Misones .

Caracas City councilor, he married Ana Maria de Rada y Soto.

1754 - 1810

1754 - 1810

. Martin Eugenio de Herrera y Rada .

Knight of the Order of Charles III
Havana, Cuba
Santo Domingo

Circa 1789

Circa 1789

. Mariano Jose Herrera y Rodriguez del Toro Ibara .

Caracas, Venezuela
Havana, Cuba
Santo Domingo
Florida

Circa 1813

Circa 1813

. Jose de Herrera y Irogoyen .

Spain

Circa 1880

Circa 1880

. Jose de Herrera Manrique de Lara .

Havana, Cuba
He married Carolina Uslar.

Carolina uslar is the granddaughter of the german gerneral Johan Von Uslar who fought for the independence of latin america and is buried next to bolivar in the national panteon.

Circa 1906

Circa 1906

. Jose Herrera von Uslar Gleichen .

Marquis of Lanzarote and Count of Palomar. Lawyer by profession, he studied between Venezuela and United States. In In 1936 he co-founded together the National Action Movement (MAN), whose purpose was to fight against everything that meant extremism, communism, dissolution and social relaxation, opposing by all means the propagation of the Marxist-Leninist ideology in Venezuela.

In 1950 he promoted the movement for the adoption of World War II orphans.5 When he was ambassador to Sweden, Herrera Uslar organized the transfer of 1,000 war orphans who were refugees in Switzerland. These would arrive in the country in batches of 50 children, who would be taken to the colony of Catia La Mar, where they would remain while being adopted by Venezuelan families

In 1950 he promoted the movement for the adoption of World War II orphans.5 When he was Venezuela’s ambassador to Sweden, Herrera Uslar organized the transfer of 1,000 war orphans who were refugees in Switzerland. These would arrive in the country in batches of 50 children, who would be taken to the colony of Catia La Mar, where they would remain while being adopted by Venezuelan families

1945 - 2019

1945 - 2019

. Julio José Herrera Velutini von Uslar Gleinchen .

Borned in Austria and died in Cartagena.