Francisco de Meneses Brito

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Francisco de Meneses Brito
Personal details
Born 1615
Cádiz, Spain
Died December 29, 1672
Lima, Peru
Nationality Spanish
Occupation Government

Francisco de Meneses Brito (died 1672) was Royal Governor of Chile between 1664 and 1667.


Born in Cádiz in 1615, was the son of Alonso de Meneses and Catalina Corbalán de Castilla. His wife was Catalina Bravo, daughter of Francisco Bravo de Saravia Ovalle (1st Marquess of la Pica) and Marcela Henestrosa Sáenz de Mena.


Government offices
Preceded by
Ángel de Peredo
Royal Governor of Chile
Succeeded by
Diego Dávila