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List of colonial governors of Cape Verde

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Map of Cape Verde.
Coat of arms of Portuguese Cape Verde

The islands of Cape Verde were uninhabited when discovered and claimed by Portugal in 1456. A Portuguese colony was established in 1462. The islands were united as a single crown colony in 1587. In 1951, the islands became an overseas province of Portugal. Autonomy was granted in 1974 and independence was granted on 5 July 1975.

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(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Captains of Santiago/AlcatrazesEdit

(northern Santiago)

Tenure Incumbent Notes
29 January 1462 to 1473 Diogo Afonso
1473 to 1505 Rodrigo Afonso
1484 to ???? João de Santarém
1504 to 150? Afonso Ribeiro
1508 to 15?? Rodrigo Varela

Captains of Ribeira GrandeEdit

(southern Santiago)

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

Captains of Boa VistaEdit

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

Captains of PraiaEdit

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

Captains of FogoEdit

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

Captains of Sal, Santa Luzia and BravaEdit

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

Captains of Santo AntãoEdit

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

Corregedores (Magistrates) of Cape VerdeEdit

Tenure Incumbent Notes
1481 to ???? Pêro Lourenço
???? to 1517 Pêro de Guimarães
1517 to 1521 João Alemão
1521 to 1527 Leonis Correia
28 August 1527 to 1534 Gaspar da Videira
1534 to 1536 Estêvão de Lagos
1536 to 1541 André Feio
1539 to 1541 Simão Afonso
1541 to 1544 Pêro Moniz
1544 to 1547 António Ferreira
1547 to 1550 Pêro de Araujo
1550 to 1556 Jorge Pimentel
1556 to 1559 Manuel de Andrade
1559 to 1560 Luís Martins de Evangelho
1560 to 1562 Gregório Martins Caminha
1562 to 1571 Bernardo de Alpoim
1571 to 1577 António Velho Tinoco
1577 to 1579 Cristóvão Soares de Melo
1579 to 1584 Diogo Dias Magro
1584 to 1588 Gaspar de Andrade
1588 to 1588 Amador Gomes Raposo

Governors of Cape VerdeEdit

Tenure Incumbent Notes
7 August 1587 to 25 March 1591 Duarte Lobo da Gama
1591 to 1595 Brás Soares de Melo
1597 to 1603 Francisco Lobo da Gama
1603 to 1606 Fernão de Mesquita de Brito
1606 to 1611 Francisco Correia da Silva
1611 to 1614 Francisco Martins de Sequeira
1614 to 1618 Nicolau de Castilho
1618 to 1622 Francisco de Moura
3 April 1622 to 1622 Francisco Rolim [1]
1622 to 8 March 1624 Manuel Afonso de Guerra [1]
1624 to 1628 Francisco de Vasconcelos da Cunha
1628 to 1632 João Pereira Corte-Real
1632 to 1636 Cristóvão de Cabral
1636 to 1639 Jorge de Castilho
1639 to 1640 Jerónimo de Cavalcanti e Albuquerque
1640 to 1645 João Serrão da Cunha
1645 to 1646 Lourenço Garro
1646 to 1648 Jorge de Araújo
1648 to 1648 Roque de Barros do Rêgo
1648 to 1649 Council of Government
12 June 1649 to 9 October 1650 Gonçalo de Gamboa Ayala
1650 to 1651 Pedro Semedo Cardoso
1651 to 1653 Jorge de Mesquita Castelo Branco
1563 to 1658 Pedro Ferreira Barreto
1558 to 1663 Francisco de Figueroa
1663 to 1667 Antõnio Galvao
1667 to 1671 Manuel da Costa Pessoa 1st Term
1671 to 1676 Manuel Pacheco de Melo
30 April 1676 to 1676 João Cardoso Pássaro
1676 to 1678 Council of Government
15 March 1678 to 1683 Manuel da Costa Pessoa 2nd Term
1681 to 1687 Inácio de Franca Barbosa
1687 to 1688 Veríssimo Carvalho da Costa
1688 to 1690 Vitoriano da Costa
1690 to 1691 Digo Ramires Esquível
1691 to 1692 Council of Government
1692 to 1696 Manuel António Pinheiro da Câmara
1696 to 7 June 1696 António Gomes Mena
1696 to 1698 Council of Government
4 November 1698 to 1702 António Salgado
10 February 1702 to 1702 Jorge Cotrim de Mello
12 April 1702 to 1707 Gonçalo de Lemos Mascarenhas
11 May 1707 to 1710 Rodrigo de Oliveira da Fonseca
12 February 1710 to 1715 José Pinheiro da Câmara
27 March 1715 to 20 June 1715 Manuel Pereira Calheiros e Araújo
16 December 1715 to 1719 Serafim Teixeira Sarmento de Sá
9 April 1719 to 1720 Balthasar de Sousa Coutinho
11 March 1720 to 4 January 1725 António Vieira
24 January 1726 to 1728 Francisco Miguel da Nóbrega Vasconcelos
10 July 1728 to 1733 Francisco de Oliveira Grans
1733 to 1737 Bento Gomes Coelho
1 May 1736 to 7 August 1738 José da Fonseca Barbosa
1738 to 1741 Chamber Senate
10 June 1741 to 1751 João Zuzarte de Santa Maria
6 March 1751 to 1751 António José d'Eça e Faria
1752 to 1756 Luís António da Cunha d'Eça
1756 to 1761 Manuel António de Sousa e Meneses
5 March 1761 to 1761 Marcelino Pereira de Ávila
1761 to 1764 António de Barros Bezerra
1764 to 1766 Bartolomeu de Sousa de Brito Tigre
25 December 1766 to 4 May 1767 João Jácome Baiena Henriques [2]
13 December 1769 to 3 July 1776 Joaquim Salema de Saldanha Lobo [2]
21 May 1777 to 19 February 1781 António do Vale de Sousa e Meneses [2]
19 February 1781 to 19 March 1781 Duarte de Melo da Silva e Castro de Almeida [2]
23 April 1783 to 10 August 1783 Bishop Frei Francisco de São Simão [2]
1 April 1785 to 21 January 1790 António Machado de Faria e Eça [2]
21 January 1790 to 19 June 1795 Francisco José Teixeira Carneiro [2]
19 June 1795 to 10 September 1795 José da Silva Maldonado d'Eça [2]
13 August 1796 to 29 November 1802 Marcelino António Bastos [2]
12 May 1803 to 1818 António Coutinho de Lencastre
6 February 1818 to 1822 António Pusich
16 January 1823 to 13 December 1826 João da Mata Chapuzet
13 December 1826 to 25 August 1830 Caetano Procópio Godinho de Vasconcelos
1830 to 1831 Duarte da Costa e Sousa de Macedo
1831 to 1834 José Coutinho de Lencastre
14 February 1834 to 1835 Manuel António Martins [3]
1835 to 1836 Joaquim Pereira Marinho 1st Term
24 July 1836 to 13 January 1837 Domingos Correia Arouca
13 January 1837 to 1839 Joaquim Pereira Marinho 2nd Term
1839 to 1842 João de Fontes Pereira de Melo 1st Term
5 April 1842 to 1845 Francisco de Paula Bastos
26 June 1845 to 1847 José Miguel de Noronha
28 July 1847 to 1851 João de Fontes Pereira de Melo 2nd Term
25 June 1851 to 1854 Fortunato José Barreiros
6 April 1854 to 1857 António Maria Barreiros Arrobas
25 November 1857 to 1860 Sebastião Lopes de Calheiros e Meneses
1860 to 1860 Januário Correia de Almeida
6 September 1860 to 1863 Carlos Joaquim Franco
1863 to 1869 José Guedes de Carvalho e Meneses
29 March 1869 to 26 February 1876 Caetano Alexandre de Almeida e Albuquerque
1876 to 1878 Vasco Guedes de Carvalho e Meneses
1879 to 1881 António de Nascimento Pereira de Sampaio
1882 to 1886 João Paes de Vasconcellos
1887 to 1889 João Cesário de Lacerda 1st Term
1890 to 1890 Augusto César Cardoso de Carvalho
1891 to 1893 José Guedes Brandão de Melo 1st Term
1893 to 1894 Fernando de Magalhães e Menezes
1894 to 1897 Alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto
1898 to 1900 João Cesário de Lacerda 2nd Term
1901 to 1902 Arnaldo de Novais Guedes Rebelo
1902 to 1903 Francisco de Paula Cid
1903 to 1904 Alfredo Barjona de Freitas
1905 to 1907 Amâncio Alpoim de Cerqueira Borges Cabral
1907 to 1909 Bernardo António da Costa de Sousa de Macedo
1909 to 1910 Martinho Pinto de Queirós Montenegro
1910 to 1911 António de Macedo Ramalho Ortigão
1911 to 1911 Artur Marinha de Campos
1911 to 1915 Joaquím Pedro Vieira Índice Bicker
1915 to 1918 Abel Fontoura da Costa
1918 to 1919 Teófilo Duarte
1919 to 1921 Manuel Firmino de Almeida Maia Magalhães
1921 to 1922 Filipe Carlos Dias de Carvalho
1924 to 1926 Júlio Henriques d'Abreu
1927 to 1927 João de Almeida
1927 to 1931 António Álvares Guedes Vaz
1931 to 1941 Amadeu Gomes de Figueiredo
1941 to 1943 José Diogo Ferreira Martins
1943 to 1949 João de Figueiredo
1950 to 1953 Carlos Alberto Garcia Alves Roçadas
1953 to 1957 Manuel Marques de Abrantes Amaral
1957 to 1958 António Augusto Peixoto Correia acting Governor
1958 to 1962 Silvino Silvério Marques
1963 to 1969 Leão Maria Tavares Rosado do Sacramento Monteiro
13 March 1969 to 1974 António Lopes dos Santos
March 1974 to 25 April 1974 Basílio Pina de Oliveira Seguro
6 August 1974 to 21 September 1974 Henrique da Silva Horta Governor
21 September 1974 to 30 December 1974 Vicente Almeida d'Eça
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: List of Presidents of Cape Verde

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Carlene Recheado (September 2010). "As missões Franciscanas na Guiné (século XVII)" (PDF). Universidade Nova de Lisboa. p. 10.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Maria Teresa Avelino Pires (June 2012). "O exercício do poder na ilha de Santiago entre 1767 e 1796" (PDF). Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical.
  3. ^ Evolução histórica do Concelho de Santa Catarina (1834 – 1912), Ana Zenaida Gomes, 2005, p. 16

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