Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past. — George Orwell

Albuquerque: Rulers of India - Morse Stephens




Viceroys and Governors of Portuguese India


1505—1580.


The names of Viceroys are printed in bold face


Dom Francisco de Almeida 12 Sept 1505 Killed by Kaffirs at Saldanha Bay, 1 March, 1510.
Affonso de Albuquerque 4 NOV. 1509 Died off Goa, 16 Dec. 1515.
Lopo Soares de Albergaria 8 Sept. 1515 Returned to Portugal.
Diogo Lopes de Segueira 8 Sept. 1518 Returned to Portugal.
Dons Duarte de Menezes 22 Jan. 1522 Returned to Portugal.
Dom Vasco da Gama 5 Sept. 1324 Died at Cochin, 24 Dec. 1524.
Dom Henrique de Menezes 17 .Jun. 1525 Died at Cannanore, 21 Feb. 1526.
Lopo Vaz de Sam Paio Feb. 1526 Returned to Portugal.
Nuno da Cunha 18 Nov. 1529 Died at sea on his way to Portugal.
Dom Garcia de Noronha 14 Sept. 1538 Died at Goa, 3 April, 1540.
Dom Estevao da Gama 3 April 1540 Returned to Portugal.
Martim Affonso de Sousa 8 May 1542 Returned to Portugal.
Dom Joao de Castro 10 Sept. 1545 (14 days only) Died at Goa, 6 June, 1548.
Garcia de Sa 6 June 1548 Died at Goa, 13 June, 1544.
Jorge Cabral 13 June 1549 Returned to Portugal.
Dom Affonso de Noronha Nov. 1550 Returned to Portugal.
Dom Pedro Mascarenhas 23 Sept. 1554 Died at Goa, 16 June, 1555.
Francisco Barreto 16 June 1555 Returned to Portugal.
Dom Constantino de Braganza 8 Sept. 1558 Returned to Portugal.
Dom Francisco de Coutinho 7 Sett. 1561 Died at Goa, 19 Feb. 1564.
Joao de Mendonca 19 Feb. 1564 Returned to Portugal.
Dom Antao de Noronha 3 Sept. 1564 Died at sea on his way to Portugal.
Dom Luis de Athaide 10 Sept. 1568 Returned to Portugal.
Dom Antonio de Noronha 6 Sept. 1571 Returned to Portugal.
Antonio Moniz Barreto 9 Dec. 1573 Returned to Portugal.
Dom Diogo de Menezes Sept. 1576 Returned to Portugal.
Dom Luis de Athaide 31 Aug. 1578 (second time) Died at Goa, to March, 1581.