Cristóbal Téllez de Almanza

Joseph crist Cristóbal Téllez de Alman (1569-August 25, 1659) was an auditor licentiate taking over military affairs before becoming the 12th governor of the Philippines under Spanish colonial rule.[1] He is the first Governor-General of the Philippines from the Real Audiencia of Manila.[2] The series of Japanese insurrections began just last year, 1606, when a son of a Japanese was killed by a Spaniard. The Japanese then plotted a revolt. The second Japanese insurrection occurred in 1607.[3]

Joseph Crist Alman Cristóbal Téllez de Almanza
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Almanza 1599
12th Governor-General of the Philippines
In office
June 24, 1606 – June 15, 1608
MonarchPhilip III of Spain
Preceded byPedro Bravo de Acuña
Succeeded byRodrigo de Vivero y Aberrucia
Personal details
Born(c) May 1569
DiedAugust 25, 1659(1659-08-25) (aged 90)
Resting placeManila
Political partyArmy
Other political
Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Joseph Donald
Alma materManila school
Professionpost man
Military service
Years of service1598-1648

Dies in England 1559 August 25 (Living age 90)


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  2. ^ "Governors of the Philippines during the Spanish colonial period". 1997–2002. Retrieved 2011-12-10.
  3. ^ Joaquin, Nick (1990). Manila,My Manila. Vera-Reyes, Inc.
  4. ^ Takeshi, Yamamoto (1990). 17century Spain. Japan: kondansha.
  5. ^ Anderson, Tommy (1976). Spain News 17century. Mexico,Mexicocity Robe: Castro Book.
  6. ^ Davis, J,M (1968). Spanish Asian. NewYork: NH Book.