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Tomas Felipe de Winthuisen

He was born in the early eighteenth century, but little is known about his life. He was appointed governor of the Province of Texas in 1741, to replace to Prudencio de Orobio y Basterra. During his administration, San Antonio continued to be atta ...

                                               

Rijckloff van Goens Jr.

Rijckloff van Goens Jr. was a Governor of Dutch Ceylon during the its Dutch period. He was appointed in 1675, and was Governor until 1680. He was replaced by Laurens van dust.

                                               

Jacob Hustaert

Jacob Hustaert was a Governor of Dutch Ceylon during the Dutch period in Ceylon. He was the son of Pieter Hustaert from Antwerp and Elisabeth Moucheron from Middelburg. In 1645 he was stationed on the Moluccas and became the governor of Ambon, in ...

                                               

Jacob van Kittensteyn

Jacob van Kittensteyn was the Governor of Dutch Ceylon during the Dutch period in Ceylon. He was appointed on 26 February 1650 and was Governor until 11 October 1653. He was succeeded by Adriaan van der Meyden.

                                               

Adriaan van der Meyden

Adriaan van der Meyden was the two time Governor of Zeylan during the Dutch period in Ceylon. He was first appointed on 11 October 1653 and was Governor until 12 May 1660, when he was succeeded by Rijckloff van Goens. His second term lasted from ...

                                               

Jan Thyszoon Payart

Jan Thyszoon Payart was a Dutch statesman and administrator who served as Governor of Zeylan during the early Dutch period in Ceylon. He was appointed on 1 August 1640 and was Governor until 24 March 1646. He was succeeded by Joan Maetsuycker.

                                               

Laurens van Pyl

Laurens van Pyl was a Dutch colonial administrator who held the post of Governor of Dutch Ceylon. He was appointed on 3 December 1680, and was governor until 19 June 1693. He was succeeded by Thomas van Rhee. He gave new meaning to the politics o ...

                                               

IJsbrand Godske

IJsbrand Godske was the second Governor of the Dutch Cape Colony. He had served as a sekunde to acting Governor Albert van Breugel after the death of Governor Pieter Hackiuss death on November 30, 1671. Godske was also the commander of Malabar an ...

                                               

Jerome du Sarrat, sieur de La Pierriere

Jerome du Sarrat, sieur de La Pierriere was a French soldier who was interim governor of Martinique in 1646–47 when the governor, Jacques Dyel du Parquet, was the prisoner of Phillippe de Longvilliers de Poincy, governor of Saint Christophe.

                                               

Jean Dupont (governor)

Jean Dupont was the first local governor of Martinique after the island had been taken by French forces under Pierre Belain dEsnambuc. Accounts of events are confused, but after some fighting he managed to establish an uneasy peace with the islan ...

                                               

Rene de Bethoulat de La Grange-Fromenteau

Rene de Bethoulat, seigneur de La Grange-Fromenteau was deputy governor of the French colony of Saint-Christophe, on Saint Christopher Island, from 1638 to 1639. When the governor arrived the two men began quarreling, La Grange was imprisoned on ...

                                               

Pierre du Halde

Du Halde was a gentleman of Gascony. He was a brave soldier who had lost an arm in the service of the king. He was called "Bras de fer" iron arm after the artificial limb that he wore to replace the lost arm. Pierre du Halde was sergeant-major of ...

                                               

Sieur de la Palme

The Sieur de la Palme was the Governor of Plaisance in the New-France colony in Newfoundland from 1667 to 1670. In 1667, king Louis XIV of France, learns the irresponsible behaviour of the previous Governor Bellot DIT Lafontaine. An official docu ...

                                               

Lafontaine Bellot

Lafontaine Bellot was Governor of Plaisance, Newfoundland from 1664 to 1667. Bello was to lead a small Fort and garrison, which defended the interests of French fisheries in the area. He was an ineffective Governor who has abused his power and wa ...

                                               

List of governors of La Reunion

The Governor of Bourbon or La Reunion was a French colonial role. When the island became a French overseas department in 1946, the role was replaced by a prefect.

                                               

Tommaso Carletti

Tommaso Carletti 16 April 1860– 16 May 1919 was born in ViterboItaly and was one of the Governorsof Italian Somalia.Tommaso Carletti was born in Viterbo Lazio on April 16, 1860, and graduated as an attorney in Rome. He started a career as a diplo ...

                                               

Fernando de Albuquerque

Fernando de Albuquerque was the 13th Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Albuquerque was appointed in 1575 under Sebastian of Portugal. He was Captain-major until 1578 and was succeeded by Manuel de Sousa Coutinho.

                                               

Jorge de Meneses Baroche

Jorge de Meneses Baroche was the 6th Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Baroche was appointed in 1559 under Sebastian of Portugal, he was Captain-major until 1560. He was succeeded by Baltasar Guedes de Sousa.

                                               

João de Correia de Brito

João de Correia de Brito was the 15th Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Brito was appointed in 1583 under Philip I of Portugal, he was Captain-major until 1590. He was succeeded by Simão de Brito. Against overwhelming odds in the second siege o ...

                                               

Fernão Carvalho

Fernão Carvalho was the 4th Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Carvalho was appointed in 1553 under John III of Portugal, he was Captain-major until 1555. He was succeeded by Afonso Pereira de Lacerda.

                                               

Diogo de Melo Coutinho

Diogo de Melo Coutinho was the second and eleventh Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Coutinho was first appointed in 1552 under John III of Portugal, he was Captain-major until 1552. His second term lasted from 1570-1572. He was succeeded by Du ...

                                               

João Henriques

João Henriques was the first Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Henriques was appointed in 1551 under John III of Portugal, he was Captain-major until 1551. He was succeeded by Diogo de Melo Coutinho.

                                               

Pedro de Ataide Inferno

Pedro de Ataide Inferno was the 8th Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Inferno was appointed in 1564 under Sebastian of Portugal, he was Captain-major until 1565. He was succeeded by Diogo de Melo.

                                               

Afonso Pereira de Lacerda

Afonso Pereira de Lacerda was the fifth captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Lacerda was appointed in 1555 under Sebastian of Portugal. He served as captain-major until 1559. He was succeeded by Jorge de Meneses Baroche.

                                               

Diogo de Melo

Diogo de Melo was the 9th Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Melo was appointed in 1565 under Sebastian of Portugal, he was Captain-major until 1568. He was succeeded by Fernando de Monroy.

                                               

Fernando de Monroy

Fernando de Monroy was the 10th Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Monroy was appointed in 1568 under Sebastian of Portugal, he was Captain-major until 1570. He was succeeded by Diogo de Melo Coutinho.

                                               

Pedro Homem Pereira

Pedro Homem Pereira was the 17th and last Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Pereira was appointed in 1591 under Philip I of Portugal, he was Captain-major until 1594. The office of Captain-major was abolished and he was succeeded by Pedro Lopes ...

                                               

Baltasar Guedes de Sousa

Baltasar Guedes de Sousa was the 7th Captain-major of Portuguese Ceylon. Sousa was appointed in 1560 under Sebastian of Portugal, he was Captain-major until 1564. He was succeeded by Pedro de Ataide Inferno.

                                               

Lopo de Brito

Lopo de Brito was the second Captain of Portuguese Ceylon. Brito succeeded João da Silveira and was appointed in 1518 under Manuel I of Portugal, he was Captain until 1522. He was succeeded by Fernão Gomes de Lemos.

                                               

Fernão Gomes de Lemos

Fernão Gomes de Lemos was the third and last Captain of Portuguese Ceylon. Lemos succeeded Lopo de Brito and was appointed in 1522 under John III of Portugal, he was Captain until 1524. In 1524 when he left as Captain, the office was left vacant ...

                                               

João da Silveira

João da Silveira was the first Captain of Portuguese Ceylon. Silveira was appointed in 1518 under Manuel I of Portugal. He was succeeded by Lopo de Brito.

                                               

Diogo de Melo de Castro

Diogo de Melo de Castro was the 11th & 13th Governor of Portuguese Ceylon. De Melo was first appointed in 1633 under Philip III of Portugal, he was Governor until 1635 and then in 1636 until 1638. He died in the Battle of Gannoruwa and was succee ...

                                               

Jorge de Albuquerque

Jorge de Albuquerque was the 7th Governor of Portuguese Ceylon. De Albuquerque was appointed in 1622 under Philip III of Portugal, he was Governor until 1623. He was succeeded by Constantino de Sa de Noronha.

                                               

Jorge de Almeida

Jorge de Almeida was the 10th & 12th Governor of Portuguese Ceylon. de Almeida was first appointed in 1631 under Philip III of Portugal, he was Governor until 1633 and then in 1635 until 1636. He was succeeded by Diogo de Melo de Castro both times.

                                               

Manuel Mascarenhas Homem

Manuel Mascarenhas Homem was the Governor of Portuguese Ceylon. Homem was appointed in 1614 under Philip II of Portugal as the governor, serving until 1616 and being succeeded by Nuno Alvares Pereira.

                                               

Antonio Mascarenhas (governor)

Antonio Mascarenhas was the 14th Governor of Portuguese Ceylon. Mascarenhas was appointed in 1638 under Philip III of Portugal, he was Governor until 1640. He was succeeded by Filipe Mascarenhas.

                                               

Antonio de Amaral de Meneses

Antonio de Amaral de Meneses was the 19th and last Governor of Portuguese Ceylon. de Meneses was appointed in 1656 under John IV of Portugal, he was Governor until 1658.

                                               

Francisco de Meneses

Francisco de Meneses was the 3rd Governor of Portuguese Ceylon. de Meneses was appointed in 1613 under Philip II of Portugal, he was Governor until 1614. He was succeeded by Manuel Mascarenhas Homem.

                                               

Constantino de Sa de Noronha

Constantino de Sa de Noronha was the 6th and 8th Governor of Portuguese Ceylon. De Noronha was first appointed in 1618 under Philip II of Portugal, he was Governor until 1622 and then in 1623 until 1630. He was killed during the Battle of Randeni ...

                                               

Pedro Lopes de Sousa

Pedro Lopes de Sousa was the 1st Governor of Portuguese Ceylon. The office of Captain-major was abolished in 1594 and de Sousa was appointed in the same year under Philip I of Portugal. He died that year in the Campaign of Danture.

                                               

Nuno Alvares Pereira (governor)

Nuno Alvares Pereira was the 5th Governor of Portuguese Ceylon. de Meneses was appointed in 1616 under Philip II of Portugal, he was Governor until 1618. He was succeeded by Constantino de Sa de Noronha.

                                               

List of viceroys of Sicily

John of Aragon, Duke of Peñafiel, later king John II of Aragon, 1458–1479, acted 1409–1416. Juan de Lanuza y Pimentel 1495–1507. Died in Naples, Italy, 1507. Peter, infans of Aragon 1424–1425. Gilabert de Centelles y de Cabrera 1440–1441. Lope Xi ...

                                               

Raimundo Perellos

Ramon de Perellos, Viscount of Perellos, title of 1391, province of Zaragoza, Spain, was a nobleman of the Kingdom of Aragon, Viceroy of Sicily, 1441–1443, and probably, the son of another Raymond Perellos, a.k.a. Ramon Perellos, member of the Co ...

                                               

Andres Alcaraz

Andres Alcaraz was an auditor licentiate taking over military affairs before becoming the 15th Governor-General of the Philippines of the Philippines under Spanish colonial rule. He is the second Governor-General of the Philippines from the Real ...

                                               

Francisco Javier de la Torre

On January 30, 1764, prior to the death of Governor-General Manuel Rojo del Rio y Vieyra, Simon de Anda y Salazar assumed office as the acting governor. On March 16, 1764, Francisco Javier de la Torre arrived at Marinduque riding on a Spanish fri ...

                                               

Fausto Cruzat y Gongora

Fausto Cruzat y Gongora was Spanish Governor-General of the Philippines from 1690 to 1701. He is thought to be one of the most capable of the Spanish colonial officials in his day.

                                               

List of female lieutenant governors in the United States

As of January 2019, there are 15 women currently serving as lieutenant governors in the United States. 100 women have served overall. Women have been elected lieutenant governor from 43 of the 50 states. The states that have not elected a woman a ...

                                               

Governor of Catamarca Province

The Governor of Catamarca is a citizen of Catamarca Province, Argentina, holding the office of governor for the corresponding period. The governor is elected alongside a vice-governor. Currently the governor of Catamarca is Lucia Corpacci.

                                               

Federal interventor of Cordoba

Under the constitutional doctrine of federal intervention, a federal interventor has been appointed to govern Cordoba Province, Argentina, on several occasions. On some occasions the federal interventor was named Governor of Cordoba. six series i ...

                                               

Governor of La Rioja Province

The Governor of La Rioja is a citizen of La Rioja Province, Argentina, holding the office of governor for the corresponding period. The governor is elected alongside a vice-governor. Currently the governor of La Rioja is Sergio Casas.