List of colonial governors of Cape Verde

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List of Colonial Heads of the Cape Verde Islands (Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Santiago[edit]

(later northern Santiago)

Tenure Incumbent Notes
29 January 1462 to 1473 Diogo Afonso, Captain
1473 to 1505 Rodrigo Afonso, Captain



Ribeira Grande[edit]

(southern Santiago)

Tenure Incumbent Notes
19 September 1462 to 1496 Antonio de Noli, Captain
8 April 1497 to ???? Branca de Aguiar, Captain
1508 to 15?? Sebastião Álvares de Landim, Captain
1515 to 151? Fernão Mendes, Captain
1517 to 15?? João Alemão, Captain
16 August 1536 to 15?? João Correia de Souza, Captain
1544 to 15?? António Correia de Souza, Captain
1555 (or ?1559) to 15?? Manuel de Andrade, Captain
22 December 1562 to ???? Constantino de Bragança, Captain



Boa Vista[edit]

Tenure Incumbent Notes
29 October 1497 to 3 January 1505 Rodrigo Afonso, Captain
3 January 1505 to 15?? Pêro Correia, Captain
15?? to 1542 António Correia, Captain
1542 to 15?? Maria Correia, Captain

Alcatrazes[edit]

Tenure Incumbent Notes
1484 to ???? João de Santarém, Captain
1504 to 150? Afonso Ribeiro, Captain
1508 to 15?? Rodrigi Varela, Captain

Praia[edit]

Tenure Incumbent Notes
1526 to 1527 André Rodrigues dos Mosquitos, Captain
1527 to 15?? Gomes Balieiro, Captain
21 January 1570 to ???? Manuel Correia, Captain

Fogo[edit]

Tenure Incumbent Notes
1528 to 1529 João de Meneses Vasconcellos, conde de Penela, Captain
20 April 1528 to 15?? Afonso de Meneses, conde de Penela, Captain

Sal, Santa Luzia and Brava[edit]

Tenure Incumbent Notes
22 October 1542 to 15?? Luís Pereira, Captain
12 January 1553 to 15?? Martinho Pereira, Captain

Santo Antão[edit]

Tenure Incumbent Notes
13 January 1548 to 15?? Gonçalo de Sousa, Captain

The Islands of Cape Verde[edit]

Tenure Incumbent Notes
Portuguese suzerainty
1462 Portuguese settlement
Corregedor (Magistrates)
1481 to ???? Pêro Lourenço, Corregedor
???? to 1517 Pêro de Guimarães, Corregedor
1517 to 1521 João Alemão, Corregedor
1521 to 1527 Leonis Correia, Corregedor
28 August 1527 to 1534 Gaspar Correia, Corregedor
1534 to 1536 Estêvão de Lagos, Corregedor
1536 to 1541 André Feio, Corregedor
1539 to 1541 Simão Afonso, Corregedor
1541 to 1544 Pêro Moniz, Corregedor
1544 to 1547 António Ferreira, Corregedor
1547 to 1550 Pêro de Araujo, Corregedor
1550 to 1556 Jorge Pimentel, Corregedor
1556 to 1559 Manuel de Andrade, Corregedor
1559 to 1560 Luís Martins de Evangelho, Corregedor
1560 to 1562 Gregório Martins Caminha, Corregedor
1562 to 1571 Bernardo de Alpoim, Corregedor
1571 to 1577 António Velho Tinoco, Corregedor
1577 to 1579 Cristóvão Soares de Mello, Corregedor
1579 to 1584 Diogo Dias Magro, Corregedor
1584 to 1588 Gaspar de Andrade, Corregedor
1588 to 1588 Amador Gomes Raposo, Corregedor
1588 to 1591 Duarte Lobo da Gama, Governor
1591 to 1595 Brás Soares de Melo, Governor
1597 to 1603 Fancisco Lobo da Gama, Governor
1603 to 1606 Fernão de Mesquita de Brito, Governor
1606 to 1611 Francisco Correia da Silva, Governor
1611 to 1614 Francisco Martins de Sequeira, Governor
1614 to 1618 Nicolau de Castilho, Governor
1618 to 1622 Francisco de Moura, Governor
1622 to 1622 Francisco Roulim, Governor
1622 to 1624 Manuel Afonso de Guerra, acting Governor
1624 to 1628 Francisco Vasconcelos da Cunha, Governor
1628 to 1632 João Pereira Corte-Real, Governor
1632 to 1636 Cristóvão de Cabral, Governor
1636 to 1639 Jorge de Castilho, Governor
1639 to 1640 Jerónimo de Cavalcanti e Albuquerque, Governor
1640 to 1645 João Serrão da Cunha, Governor
1645 to 1646 Lourenço Garro, Governor
1646 to 1648 Jorge de Araújo, Governor
1648 to 1648 Roque de Barros do Rêgo, Governor
1648 to 1649 Council of Government
12 June 1649 to 9 October 1650 Gonçalo de Gamboa Ayala, Governor
1650 to 1651 Pedro Semedo Cardoso, Governor
1651 to 1653 Jorge de Mesquita Castelo Branco, Governor
1563 to 1658 Pedro Ferreira Barreto, Governor
1558 to 1663 Francisco de Figueroa, Governor
1663 to 1667 António Galvão, Governor
1667 to 1671 Manuel da Costa Pessoa, Governor 1st Term
1671 to 1676 Manuel Pacheco de Melo, Governor
30 April 1676 to 1676 João Cardoso Pássaro, Governor
1676 to 1678 Council of Government
15 March 1678 to 1683 Manuel da Costa Pessoa, Governor 2nd Term
1681 to 1687 Inácio de Franca Barbosa, Governor
1687 to 1688 Veríssimo Carvalho da Costa, Governor
1688 to 1690 Vitoriano da Costa, Governor
1690 to 1691 Digo Ramires Esquível, Governor
1691 to 1692 Council of Government
1692 to 1696 Manuel António Pinheiro da Câmara, Governor
1696 to 7 June 1696 António Gomes Mena, Governor
1696 to 1698 Council of Government
4 November 1698 to 1702 António Salgado, Governor
10 February 1702 to 1702 Jorge Cotrim de Mello, Governor
12 April 1702 to 1707 Gonçalo de Lemos Mascarenhas, Governor
11 May 1707 to 1710 Rodrigo de Oliveira da Fonseca, Governor
12 February 1710 to 1715 José Pinheiro da Câmara, Governor
27 March 1715 to 20 June 1715 Manuel Pereira Calheiros e Araújo, Governor
16 December 1715 to 1719 Serafim Teixeira Sarmento de Sá, Governor
9 April 1719 to 1720 Balthasar de Sousa Coutinho, Governor
11 March 1720 to 4 January 1725 António Vieira, Governor
24 January 1726 to 1728 Francisco Miguel da Nóbrega Vasconcelos, Governor
10 July 1728 to 1733 Francisco de Oliveira Grans, Governor
1733 to 1737 Bento Gomes Coelho, Governor
1 May 1736 to 7 August 1738 José da Fonseca Barbosa, Governor
1738 to 1741 Chamber Senate
10 June 1741 to 1751 João Zuzarte de Santa Maria, Governor
6 March 1751 to 1751 António José d'Eça e Faria, Governor
1752 to 1756 Luís António da Cunha d'Eça, Governor
1756 to 1761 Manuel António de Sousa e Meneses, Governor
5 March 1761 to 1761 Marcelino Pereira de Ávila, Governor
1761 to 1764 António de Barros Bezerra, Governor
1764 to 1766 Bartolomeu de Sousa de Brito Tigre, Governor
1766 to 1767 João Jácome de Brito Barena Henriques, Governor
25 November 1768 to 1777 Joaquim Salema Saldanha Lobo, Governor
1777 to 1781 António do Vale de Sousa e Meneses, Governor
19 February 1781 to 1782 Duarte de Melo da Silva Castro de Almeida, Governor
1782 to 1783 Francisco de São Simão, acting Governor
23 August 1784 to 1789 António Machado de Faria e Maia, Governor
2 April 1789 to 1793 Francisco José Teixeira Carneiro, Governor
27 September 1793 to 10 September 1795 José da Silva Maldonado d'Eça, Governor
3 August 1796 to 29 November 1802 Marcelino António Bastos, Governor
12 May 1803 to 1818 António Coutinho de Lencastre, Governor
6 February 1818 to 1822 António Pussich, Governor
9 May 1822 to 1826 João da Matta Chapuzet, Governor
7 September 1826 to 1830 Caetano Procópio Godinho de Vasconcelos, Governor
1830 to 1831 Duarte da Costa e Sousa de Macedo, Governor
1831 to 1834 José Coutinho de Lencastre, Governor
1834 to 1835 Manuel António Martins, Governor
1835 to 1836 Joaquim Pereira Marinho, Governor 1st Term
1836 to 1837 Domingos Correia Arouca, Governor
1837 to 1839 Joaquim Pereira Marinho, Governor 2nd Term
1839 to 1842 António Maria de Fontes Pereira de Melo, Governor 1st Term
5 April 1842 to 1845 Francisco de Paula Bastos, Governor
26 June 1845 to 1847 José Miguel de Noronha, Governor
28 July 1847 to 1851 António Maria de Fontes Pereira de Melo, Governor 2nd Term
25 June 1851 to 1854 Fortunato José Barreiros, Governor
6 April 1854 to 1857 António Maria Barreiros Arrobas, Governor
25 November 1857 to 1860 Sebastião Lopes de Calheiros Meneses, Governor
1860 to 1860 Januário Correia de Almeida, Governor
6 September 1860 to 1863 Carlos Joaquim Franco, Governor
1863 to 1869 José Guedes de Carvalho e Meneses, Governor
11 February 1869 to 1876 Caetano Alexandre de Almeida e Albuquerque, Governor
1877 to 1877 G.C. Lopes de Macedo, Governor
1878 to 1878 Vasco Guedes de Carvalho e Meneses, Governor
1879 to 1881 António de Nascimento Pereira de Sampaio, Governor
1882 to 1886 João Paes de Vasconcellos, Governor
1887 to 1889 João Cesário de Lacerda, Governor 1st Term
1890 to 1890 Augusto Cesário Carlos de Carvalho, Governor
1891 to 1896 José Guedes Brandão de Melo, Governor
1897 to 1897 Alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto, Governor
1898 to 1900 João Cesário de Lacerda, Governor 2nd Term
1901 to 1902 Arnaldo de Novalis Guedes de Rebelo, Governor
1902 to 1903 Francisco de Paula Cid, Governor
1903 to 1904 António Alfredo Barjona de Freitas, Governor
1905 to 1907 Amâncio Alpoim de Cerqueira Borges Cabral, Governor
1907 to 1909 Bernardo António da Costa de Macedo, Governor
1909 to 1910 Martinho Pinto de Queirós Montenegro, Governor
1910 to 1911 António de Macedo Ramalho Ortigão, Governor
1911 to 1911 Artur Marinha de Campos, Governor
1911 to 1915 Joaquím Pedro Vieira Índice Bicker, Governor
1915 to 1918 Abel Fontoura da Costa, Governor
1918 to 1919 Teófilo Duarte, Governor
1919 to 1921 Manuel Firmino de Almeida da Maia Magalhães, Governor
1921 to 1922 Filipe Carlos Dias de Carvalho, Governor
1924 to 1926 Júlio Henriques d'Abreu, Governor
1927 to 1927 João de Almeida, Governor
1927 to 1931 António Álvares Guedes Vaz, Governor
1931 to 1941 Amadeu Gomes de Figueiredo, Governor
1941 to 1943 José Diogo Ferreira Martins, Governor
1943 to 1949 João de Figueiredo, Governor
1950 to 1953 Carlos Alberto Garcia Alves Roçadas, Governor
1953 to 1957 Manuel Marques de Abrantes Amaral, Governor
1957 to 1958 António Augusto Peixoto Correia, acting Governor
1958 to 1962 Silvino Silvério Marques, Governor
1963 to 1969 Leão Maria Tavares Rosado do Sacramento Monteiro, Governor
13 March 1969 to 1974 António Adriano Faria Lopes dos Santos, Governor
6 August 1974 to 21 September 1974 Henrique da Silva Horta, Governor
21 September 1974 to 30 December 1974 Vicente Almeida d'Eça, Governor
30 December 1974 to 5 July 1975 Vicente Almeida d'Eça, High Commissioner
5 July 1975 Independence as Republic of Cape Verde

For continuation after independence, see: Heads of state of Cape Verde

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