Cristóbal de Oñate Salazar (1589 - 1612) MP

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Nicknames: "Cristóbal de Oñate"
Birthplace: Mexico City, Reino de México, Reino de Nueva España
Death: Died in Sierra County, New Mexico, Reino de Nueva España
Managed by: Mauricio Navarro Asperó
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About Cristóbal de Oñate Salazar

Twin brother to Conquistador Juan de Onate.

Attended the University of Salamanca, Spain.

From 1608 to 1610, he ruled as the first elected Governor in the New Spain province of Santa Fe de Nuevo México.

Sources

Portraitsof Basques in the New World, edited by Richard W. Etulain and Heronima Echeverria.

A History of New Mexico by Gaspar Perez de Villagra, Alcala - 1610, translated by Gilberto Espinosa.

The Last Conquistador by Marc Simmons (U. of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, 1991)

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Cristóbal de Oñate Salazar's Timeline

1580
1580
1589
1589
Mexico City, Reino de México, Reino de Nueva España
1612
1612
Age 23
Sierra County, New Mexico, Reino de Nueva España
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