List of Governors of Portuguese Ceylon
The following is a list of Portuguese governors of Portuguese Ceylon. The Portuguese arrived in the Kingdom of Kotte in 1505. By 1594 they had appointed a governor to control the Portuguese occupied territory called Portuguese Ceylon on the island of modern day Sri Lanka. In that time, there were numerous governors until 1658. The post of governor was preceded by that of the Captain-major in 1551 and before that by Captain in 1518.
List of Governors
- List of monarchs of Sri Lanka
- List of Captains of Portuguese Ceylon
- List of Captain-majors of Portuguese Ceylon
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