|Birth|| 1813 |
Tona ( Spain )
|Death|| July 31 , 1883 |
|Conflicts||Third Carlist War|
After the Revolution of 1868 , he was appointed constituent deputy and later lieutenant colonel and military commander of the Vich district . At the beginning of the Third Carlist War and with the rank of colonel, he defended, as military governor of Puigcerdá, the town during the siege it suffered in 1874 . Promoted to brigadier for his defense of Puigcerdá, he retired from active service and spent summers in Puigcerdá and Llivia .
«Here lie the mortal remains of the former Exmo. Mr. Brigadier D. Andrés Molera. In life he defended this heroic town and at his death came to rest among those whom he loved so much. He was born in 1813. He died on July 31, 1883. "
He was the father of Eusebio Molera y Bros, a highly successful Spanish engineer, urban planner and architect in San Francisco (USA) at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century.
- Mercadal and Fernández, Oriol. "Colonel Andreu Molera y Puigcerdá from Tones." Tona's book . Tona. 2013 (2014), pp. 34-38.
- Molera and Solà, Pere. "The Catalan architect of San Francisco: Eusebi Molera and Bros." AUSA XXIV 163 (2009), 151-182.