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Gobernación del Río de la Plata

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The Governorate of the Río de la Plata (Spanish: Gobernación del Río de la Plata) was one of the governorates of the Spanish Empire. It was created in 1549 by Spain in the area around the Río de la Plata.

Governors of New Andalusia

Governors of the Rio de la Plata

Governors of the Rio de la Plata and Paraguay

  • Governor Hernando Arias de Saavedra ("Hernandarias") (1592–1594).
  • Governor Fernando de Zárate (1594–1595).
  • Governor Juan Ramírez de Velasco (1596–1597).
  • Governor Hernando Arias de Saavedra (1597–1599). Second time.
  • Governor Diego Rodríguez de Valdés y de la Banda (1599–1600).
  • Governor Francés de Beaumont (1600–1602). Appointment formalized 1601.
  • Governor Hernando Arias de Saavedra (1602–1609). Third time. First Jesuit Reduction established. Slave trade restricted.
  • Governor Diego Martín de Negrón (1609–1613).
  • Governor Mateo Leal de Ayala (1613–1615).
  • Governor Hernando Arias de Saavedra (1615–1617). Fourth time. Guayrá (Paraguay) separated into a separate governorate in 1617.
  1. Governors of Rio de la Plata

Sources

  1. Wikipedia article in English on Governorate of the Río de la Plata
  2. Wikipedia article in English on Dom Pedro de Mendoza
  3. Wikipedia article in English about Juan de Ayolas