List of governors of dependent territories in the 16th century

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This is a list of territorial governors in the 16th century (1501–1600) AD, such as the administrators of colonies, protectorates, or other dependencies. Where applicable, native rulers are also listed.

A dependent territory is normally a territory that does not possess full political independence or sovereignty as a sovereign state yet remains politically outside of the controlling state's integral area.[1] The administrators of uninhabited territories are excluded.


Kingdom of England
English overseas possessions

British Isles

North America


Ancien Régime of France
French colonial empire

North America


Kingdom of Portugal
Portuguese colonial empire


  • Captaincy-general of Moçambique


South America[edit]


Habsburg Spain
Spanish colonial empire



North America[edit]

South America[edit]


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