Cristóbal de la Cerda y Sotomayor

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Cristóbal de la Cerda
Alava Osores y De la Cerda.jpg
Royal Governor of Chile
In office
December, 1620 – November, 1621
Monarch Philip III
Prime Minister Cristóbal de Sandoval, Duke of Uceda
Preceded by Lope de Ulloa
Succeeded by Pedro Osores
Personal details
Born 1585
Mexico city, Mexico
Spouse(s) Sebastiana de Avendaño
Profession Lawyer

Cristóbal de la Cerda y Sotomayor, (México 1585? – † ? ); Spanish oidor, lawyer of the Real Audiencia of Chile. After the death of governor Lope de Ulloa y Lemos he assumed the temporary governance of Chile for eleven months, between December 1620 and November 1621.


Government offices
Preceded by
Lope de Ulloa
Royal Governor of Chile
Succeeded by
Pedro Osores