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Baltasar de la Cueva Enriquez


'Baltasar de la Cueva Enriquez y Saavedra, conde del Castellar, marques de Malagon (sometimes Baltasar de la Cueva Henriquez Arias de Saavedra) was viceroy of Peru from August 15, 1674 to July 7, 1678.

He was a younger son of the Duke of Alburquerque. "Baltasar de la Cueva Enriquez" at Biografias y Vidas He married Teresa Maria de Saavedra.

Ilyas ibn Hanna al-Mawsili , a Chaldean Christian of Assyrian descend, departed from Cadiz, Spain for Peru on February 13, 1675. He was almost certainly the first Assyrian to visit the New World. His mission was to raise money for the repair of a Chaldean church in Baghdad and to gather alms for the Chaldean community. Ilyas traveled to many places in the viceroyalty, and met the viceroy in Lima. The two became friends. Paul Lunde, "The New World Through Arab Eyes", Saudi Aramco World, May/June 1992

Related websites

"Baltasar de la Cueva Enriquez" at Biografias y Vidas

"Historia de las Ferias Taurinas en Peru"

Pueblos Indiginas de Bolivia

Paul Lunde, "The New World Through Arab Eyes", Saudi Aramco World, May/June 1992

"Biografia de Baltasar de la Cueva Enriquez"

Bohorques (Inca Huallpa)

Ilyas ibn Hanna al-Mawsili

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