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1) Galvez, Matias de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spanish colonial administrator, captain general of Guatemala (1779), viceroy of New Spain (1783-84); brother of Jose de Galvez. He was succeeded as viceroy by his...

2) Vries, David Pietersen de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Dutch merchant captain and colonizer. An experienced mariner, Vries, in partnership with directors of the Dutch West India Company, founded (1631) a settlement (Swanendael)...

3) Montgomery, Gabriel, seigneur de Lorges, comte de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Captain of the Scottish guards of King Henry II of France, he accidentally killed the king in a tournament in 1559. Disgraced at court, he retired first to Normandy,...

4) Poison Affair. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Poison Affair, in French history, scandal implicating a number of prominent persons at the court of King Louis XIV. It began with the trial of Marie Madeleine d'Aubray,...

5) La Perouse, Jean Francois de Galaup, comte de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French government expedition that was to search for the Northwest Passage from the Pacific side and to explore along the coasts of America, China, and Siberia and...

6) Napoleon III. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Napoleon III, (Louis Napoleon Bonaparte), 1808-73, emperor of the French (1852-70), son of Louis Bonaparte (see under Bonaparte, family), king of Holland. 1 Early...

7) Palafox, Jose de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spanish general in the Peninsular War, celebrated for his heroic defense of Zaragoza. Elected captain general of Aragon in 1808, he held Zaragoza against the French...

8) Vargas Zapata y Lujan Ponce de Leon, Diego de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Spanish governor and captain general of New Mexico, b. Spain. As governor (1691-97) he reconquered (1692) and resettled New Mexico for the Spanish after the Pueblo...

9) Almeida, Francisco de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Portuguese admiral, first viceroy of Portuguese India. He was first sent to India in 1503 as captain major of a fleet and helped Portuguese forces defeat the ruler...

10) Coronado, Francisco Vasquez de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mexico with Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza and in 1538 was made governor of Nueva Galicia. The viceroy, dazzled by the report of Fray Marcos de Niza of the great wealth...

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