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Robert de Clodore

Robert le Frichot des Friches, sieur de Clodore was a French governor of Martinique from 1665 to 1667. He was an energetic and effective leader during the Second Anglo-Dutch War, in which France was an ally of the Dutch from the start of 1666. He ...

                                               

Jean Dyel de Clermont

Jean Dyel, Seigneur de Clermont et dEnneval was a French aristocrat who was governor of Martinique from 1662 to 1665. The island had been the property of his cousin, Jacques Dyel du Parquet, and he was appointed governor in the name of his cousin ...

                                               

Spanish viceroyalty

                                               

List of viceroys of Aragon

This is a list of viceroys of the Kingdom of Aragon. Beltran de la Cueva, 3rd Duke of Alburquerque 1535-1539 Girolamo Carraffa e Carrascciolo, marquis de Montenegro 1632-1636 Pedro Pablo Ximenez de Urrea Fernandez de Heredia y Zapata, count of Ar ...

                                               

List of viceroys of Sardinia

From 1418 to 1516 Sardinia was ruled by viceroys from the Crown of Aragon, which merged into the Monarchy of Spain in 1516. 1. Lluis de Pontons 1418-1419 2. Joan de Corbera 1419-1420 3. Riambau de Corbera 1420-1421 4. Bernat de Centelles 1421-143 ...

                                               

List of viceroys of Navarre

This is a list of Spanish Viceroys of Navarre from 1512 to 1840, when the function was abolished. 1527: Martin Alfonso Fernandez de Cordoba, Conde de Alcaudete 1712: Pedro Colon de Portugal y Ayala, duque de Veragua 1629: Fernando Giron, Duque de ...

                                               

Eusebio Sanchez Pareja

Eusebio Sanchez Pareja was a Spanish colonial official in New Spain. From November 9, 1786 to May 8, 1787 he was interim viceroy of the colony.

                                               

List of viceroys of Valencia

This is a list of viceroys of the Kingdom of Valencia from 1520 to 1707. 1652: Luis Guillem de Moncada, Duque de Montalto 1641: Antonio de la Cerda, 7th Duke of Medinaceli 1645: Duarte Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Conde de Oropesa 1659: Manuel Per ...

                                               

Jose Antonio Acosta

Jose Antonio Acosta was a Spanish Catholic priest, of outstanding performance during the Viceroyalty of Peru, serving in the holy charity of Buenos Aires. He also served as Rector of the Real Colegio de San Carlos between 1786 and 1792.

                                               

Manuel de Amaya

Manuel de Amaya was a Spanish merchant and politician, who served during the Viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata as administrator general of the Real Renta de Tabaco of Buenos Aires.

                                               

Francisco de Santillan y Argote

Francisco de Santillan y Argote was a Spanish soldier and colonial administrator who was governor of the Province of Margarita from 13 April 1643 to 23 March 1649. He was succeeded by Fernando de Mendoza Mate de Luna. Captain Francisco de Santill ...

                                               

Cayetano Badan

Cayetano Badan was a Spanish politician who served as the first administrator of Correo in the territories of the Spanish Louisiana. He also served in Buenos Aires where he participated in the establishment of the Correo of the Rio de la Plata. H ...

                                               

Juan de Dios Salas

Juan de Dios Salas was a Spanish priest of the order of Saint John of God, who served as an emissary of the Holy Office in Buenos Aires, Bogota, Lima and Santiago. He took an active part in the establishment of religious hospital orders in Spain ...

                                               

Juan Joseph de Erquicia

Juan Jose de Erquicia was a Spanish politician, who served in the colonial period as Alcalde, Regidor, Escribano of Cabildo and Real Hacienda of Santiago del Estero.

                                               

List of colonial governors of Florida

The colonial governors of Florida governed Florida during its colonial period. The first European known to arrive there was Juan Ponce de Leon in 1513, but the governorship did not begin until 1565, when Pedro Menendez de Aviles founded St. Augus ...

                                               

Francisco del Moral y Sanchez

Moral Sanchez was appointed governor of the Spanish province of La Florida in 1734, assuming office on May 21 of that year. In 1735 Moral Sanchez took steps to promote the production of naval stores, spars and masts to supply Cuban shipbuilders, ...

                                               

Bernabe Gonzalez Bueno

Bernabe Gonzalez Bueno was a Spanish politician, who served during the colonial period of Argentina and Paraguay as Minister of the Royal Hacienda of Buenos Aires and Asuncion. He worked as a public accountant, and beginning his career as a clerk ...

                                               

Martin Grandoli

Martin Grandoli was an Argentine politician, who served as regidor and alcalde of Buenos Aires. He had a preponderant political role during the colonial and post colonial period of Argentina. He was born in Santa Fe the son of Pedro Pablo Grandol ...

                                               

Francisco de la Guerra y de la Vega

Francisco de la Guerra y de la Vega was the governor of Spanish Florida between December 30, 1664 and July 6, 1671. He participated in the war against the British buccaneers who sacked and plundered the provinces capital, St. Augustine in 1668. O ...

                                               

List of governors of Spanish Honduras

This is a list of Colonial Governors of Honduras. The first governor who ruled this colony was Alvaro de Saavedra Ceron between 1525 and 1526, although Honduras was not conquered and pacified until 1536 by Pedro de Alvarado. During the Honduras´s ...

                                               

Ignacio de Soroeta

Ignacio de Soroeta was a Spanish administrator who was a corregidor in Cuzco and then briefly Governor of Paraguay in 1731. Soroetas governorship is notable only in that it was in name only; he never ruled nor was accepted as governor within colo ...

                                               

Domingo de Lezcano

He was born in Buenos Aires, the son of a distinguished family of Basque origin. He had an extensive career as public and government notary in Buenos Aires and Santa Fe, and was also responsible for making the testaments of distinguished politici ...

                                               

List of Governors in the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata

Governors in the various Provinces of the Viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata. In addition to governors, the following list under construction intends to give an overview of colonial units of that echelon. It also includes some offices of similar rank ...

                                               

Alonso Mercado y Villacorta

Alonso de Mercado y Villacorta, Marquis of Villacorta was a Spanish civil servant, acting in the Rio de la Plata area of the Viceroyalty of Peru. Born in Catalonia, he was Governor of Tucuman from 1655 to 1660. He was conned by Pedro Bohorquez, a ...

                                               

Pedro Morales y Mercado

Pedro Morales y Mercado was a 17th-century Spanish nobleman, who held different honorific positions in the Rio de la Plata, serving as mayor, army officer and treasurer of Buenos Aires.

                                               

Governor of Montevideo

The office of Governor of Montevideo was created shortly after the Treaty of Madrid in 1750 by Ferdinand VI of Spain, with the objective of establishing more effective control of the Banda Oriental area of the Rio de la Plata, present day Uruguay ...

                                               

List of colonial governors of Nicaragua

The Governorate of Veragua was established in 1508 and included the Caribbean Coast of modern Nicaragua. Nicaragua was not conquered until 1522 - 1527 1508-1511 Diego de Nicuesa 1534-1536 Felipe Gutierrez y Toledo 1511-1514 Vasco Nuñez de Balboa

                                               

Francisco Lopez Osornio

Francisco Lopez de Osornio was a Spanish military leader who served in the militias of Buenos Aires during the Viceroyalty of Peru. He lived some time in Madrid, settling in the city of Buenos Aires around 1678, where he formed a family with a di ...

                                               

Domingo Pelliza

Domingo Pelliza was a politician and merchant of Genoese origin. He held several council posts in the City Council during the Viceroyalty of Peru, serving as Alcalde de la "Hermandad" and Mayordomo of Buenos Aires.

                                               

Diego Perez Moreno

Diego Perez Moreno was born in Cordoba, son of Juan Perez Moreno conquistador. He was married to Antonia de Escobar, descendant of General Alonso de Escobar. His son, Diego Perez Moreno y Escobar was regidor in the city. A daughter, Mariana was w ...

                                               

Guillermo Ross

Guillermo Ross was a Scottish army officer and politician, who served for the Spanish Monarchy, occupying the positions of Sergeant Major and Governor of Buenos Aires.

                                               

Nemesio de Salcedo

Nemesio de Salcedo was a Spanish colonial official who served as the Commandant-General of the Provincias Internas, which at the time included much of northern Mexico and the Southwestern United States.

                                               

Jose Francisco Ugarteche

Jose Francisco Ugarteche was a Paraguayan jurist and politician, who had outstanding performance during the colonial and post colonial period of Argentina.

                                               

Diego de Villalba y Toledo

Diego de Villalba y Toledo, marques de Campo, señor de la Villa de Santacruz de Pinares was a Spanish general of artillery and colonial governor in America. From 1667 to 1671 he was governor of New Kingdom of Granada – Nuevo Reino de Granada –, t ...

                                               

Premiers and chief ministers of the Australian states and territories

The premiers and chief ministers of the Australian states and territories are the heads of the executive governments in the six states and two self-governing territories of the Commonwealth of Australia. They perform the same function at the stat ...

                                               

List of Governors of Berwick-upon-Tweed

Below is a list of those who have held the office of Governor of Berwick-upon-Tweed, including the garrison at Holy Island:

                                               

Governor of Blackness Castle

The Governor of Blackness Castle was a military officer who commanded the fortifications at Blackness Castle, a Scottish fortress on the Firth of Forth. Held by the Crown since 1453, Blackness saw military use until 1912 and a brief revival durin ...

                                               

Governor of Calshot Castle

The Governor of Calshot Castle was a military officer who commanded the fortifications at Calshot Castle, a Device Fort of Henry VIII guarding Southampton Water. It was in military use until 1956.

                                               

Governor of Carlisle

                                               

Governor of Carrickfergus

                                               

Governor of Charlemont

                                               

Governor of Chester

1646–?: Michael Jones Parliamentarian 1644: Sir Nicholas Byron captured during siege 1643: 11 November– John Byron, 1st Baron Byron 1644: John Byron, 1st Baron Byron 1644: John Marrow shot by Parliamentary forces 1399: John Montagu, 3rd Earl of S ...

                                               

Governor of Cork

The Governor of Cork was a military officer who commanded the garrison at Cork in Ireland. The office became a sinecure and in 1833 was abolished from the next vacancy.

                                               

Governor of Dumbarton Castle

                                               

Governor of Duncannon Fort

The Governor of Duncannon Fort was a military officer who commanded the garrison at Duncannon in County Wexford. In later years the post became a sinecure and was abolished on the death of the last holder in 1835.

                                               

Governor of Fort William

The Governor of Fort William was a British Army officer who commanded the garrison at Fort William in Inverness-shire. The office became a sinecure and was abolished in 1833.

                                               

Governor of Galway

The Governor of Galway was a military officer who commanded the garrison at Galway in the west of Ireland. The post became a sinecure and in 1833 was to be abolished from the next vacancy.

                                               

Governor of Gravesend and Tilbury

The Governor of Gravesend and Tilbury Fort was the military officer responsible for paired fortifications and blockhouses protecting the River Thames: on the south side of the river at Gravesend, Kent and on the north side at Tilbury Fort and Wes ...

                                               

Governor of Inverness

The Governor of Inverness or Governor of Fort George and Fort Augustus was a British Army officer who commanded the garrisons at Fort George and Fort Augustus in Inverness-shire. The office became a sinecure and was abolished in 1833.

                                               

Governor of Jersey

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