List of colonial governors of Santo Domingo

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First Spanish Colony 1492-1801[edit]

Governors and Viceroys of the Indies[edit]

  • 1492-1500 Admiral Christopher Columbus, as Viceroy of the Indies
  • 1496-1498 Bartolomeo Columbus, as Adelantado
  • 1500-1502 Comendador Francisco de Bobadilla, as Governor of the Indies
  • 1502-1509 Comendador Nicolás de Ovando y Cáceres, as Governor of the Indies
  • 1509-1518 Second Admiral Diego Columbus, as Governor of the Indies until 1511, thereafter as Viceroy of the Indies
  • 1515-1516 Licentiate Cristóbal Lebrón, in connection with Royal Audiencia
  • 1516-1519 Luis de Figueroa, Bernardino de Manzanedo, and Ildefonso de Santo Domingo, friars of the order of San Jerónimo
  • 1519-1520 Licentiate Rodrigo de Figueroa
  • 1520-1524 Second Admiral Diego Columbus
  • 1524-1528 Royal Audiencia, in connection with judges Gaspar de Espinosa and Alonso de Zuazo

Governors and Captains-General[edit]

  • 1528-1531 Sebastián Ramírez de Fuenleal, Bishop of Santo Domingo and Concepción de la Vega
  • 1531-1533 Royal Audiencia
  • 1533-1540 Licentiate Alonso de Fuenmayor, Bishop of Santo Domingo and Concepción de la Vega
  • 1540-1543 Third Admiral Luis Colón, 1st Duke of Veragua
  • 1543-1549 Licentiate Alonso López de Cerrato
  • 1549-1556 Licentiate Alonso de Fuenmayor, Archbishop of Santo Domingo
  • 1556-1560 Licentiate Alonso de Maldonado
  • 1560 Licentiate Juan López Cepeda
  • 1560-1567 ?
  • 1567-1568 Licentiate Diego de Vera
  • 1568-1572 Antonio de Mexia
  • 1572-1576 Francisco de Vera
  • 1576-1581 Gregorio González de Cuenca
  • 1581-1583 Licentiate Arceo
  • 1583-1587 Licentiate Cristóbal de Ovalle
  • 1590-1597 Lope de Vega Portocarrero
  • 1597-1601 Diego de Osorio
  • 1601-1608 Antonio de Osorio
  • 1608-1624 Diego Gómez de Sandoval
  • 1624-1634 Diego de Acuña
  • 1634-1646 Maestre de Campo Juan Bitrián de Viamonte
  • 1646-1649 Nicolás Velasco Altamirano
  • 1649-1652 Maestre de Campo Gabriel de Chaves Osorio
  • 1652-1657 Bernardino Meneses Bracamonte y Zapata, Count of Peñalva
  • 1657-1658 Félix de Zúñiga y Avellaneda
  • 1658-1660 Andrés Pérez Franco
  • 1660-1662 Juan Francisco de Montemayor Córdoba y Cuenca
  • 1662-1670 Juan de Balboa y Mogrovejo
  • 1670-1671 Pedro de Carvajal y Cobos
  • 1671-1677 Maestre de Campo Ignacio de Zayas Bazán
  • 1677-1679 Dr. Juan de Padilla Guardiola y Guzmán
  • 1679-1684 Maestre de Campo Francisco de Segura Sandoval y Castilla
  • 1684-1689 Maestre de Campo Andrés de Robles
  • 1689-1698 Admiral Ignacio Pérez Caro
  • 1698-1699 Maestre de Campo Gil Correoso Catalán
  • 1699-1702 Severino de Manzaneda
  • 1702-1706 Admiral Ignacio Pérez Caro
  • 1706-1707 Licentiate Sebastián de Cerezada y Girón
  • 1707-1713 Guillermo Morfi
  • 1713-1714 Brigadier Pedro de Niela y Torres
  • 1714-1715 Colonel Antonio Landeche
  • 1715-1723 Brigadier Fernando Constanzo y Ramírez, Knight of Santiago
  • 1723-1732 Colonel Francisco de la Rocha y Ferrer
  • 1732-1739 Brigadier Alfonso de Castro y Mazo
  • 1739-1750 Brigadier Pedro Zorrilla y de San Martín, Marquis of la Gándara Real
  • 1750 Brigadier Juan José Colomo
  • 1750-1751 Lieutenant Rey José de Zunnier de Basteros
  • 1751-1759 Brigadier Francisco Rubio y Peñaranda
  • 1759-1771 Field-Marshal Manuel de Azlor y Urries
  • 1771-1779 Brigadier José Solano y Bote
  • 1779-1785 Brigadier Isidoro de Peralta y Rojas
  • 1785-1786 Colonel Joaquín García y Moreno
  • 1786-1788 Brigadier Manuel González de Torres
  • 1788-1801 Brigadier Joaquín García y Moreno

French Colony[edit]

Governors[edit]

  • 1801-1802 General Toussaint Louverture
  • 1802-1803 General Antoine Nicolas Kerverseau
  • 1803-1808 General Louis Marie Ferrand
  • 1808-1809 General L. Dubarquier

Second Spanish Colony 1809-1821[edit]

Governors and Captains-General[edit]

Third Spanish Colony 1861-1865[edit]

Governors and Captains-General[edit]

  • 1861-1862 Lieutenant-General Pedro Santana
  • 1862-1863 Lieutenant-General Felipe Ribero y Lemoine
  • 1863-1864 Brigadier Carlos de Vargas
  • 1864-1865 Lieutenant-General José de la Gándara

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