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Royal Governors of Montevideo - Joaquin del Pino, Pascual Ruiz Huidobro, Antonio de Olaguer y Feliu (Paperback) Loot Price: R261 Discovery Miles 2 610
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Chapters: Joaquin Del Pino, Pascual Ruiz Huidobro, Antonio de Olaguer Y Feliu. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 18. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Joaquin del Pino Sanchez de Rojas Romero y Negrete (January 20, 1729 - April 11, 1804), was a Spanish military engineer and politician, who held various positions in the American colonial administration. At 18 he became a cadet in the regiment fixed Oran. Being already a suboficial, he studied mathematics and in February of 1752 he moved to the Corps of Engineers. That same year he collaborated with Ampurdan mapping to perform fortifications and roads. In 1753 he was commissioned to supervision of the fortifications of the castle of Montjuic in Barcelona. Even when working there in 1760 was promoted to captain in 1762, before the suspension of work was aimed at repairing the shore batteries of Castile in the war with Portugal. The following year he married Maria Ignacia Rameri, from San Sebastian. In 1769 he returned to be used for cartographic work, collaborating with the French in the lifting of military maps of Aldudes, between Navarre and France. Promoted to lieutenant colonel the following year was sent to Montevideo at the request of viceroy Juan Jose de Vertiz y Salcedo in 1771 to repair the ramparts of the citadel. He remained in America until his death. He was governor of Montevideo from 1773 to 1790, president of the Audiencia of Chile from 1790 and 1795 and the Audiencia of Charcas between 1795 and 1799. He was entrusted with the government of Chile, serving from 1799 to 1801. In the latter year, by a certificate issued on 14 July 1800 in Madrid, was appointed viceroy of Rio de la Plata, assuming the post on 20 May. Enlightened ruler, but true to the metropolis, carried out numerous public works, including the port expansion, co...http: //booksllc.net/?id=2484314

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Editors: Books Llc • Books Group
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-28596-9
Barcode: 9781158285969
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LSN: 1-158-28596-5

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