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Diego Ladron de Guevara

Doctor Diego Ladron de Guevara Orozco Calderon was a Roman Catholic bishop and Spanish colonial administrator. From August 30, 1710 to March 2, 1716, he was viceroy of Peru.

Before his term as viceroy

He studied theology at the University of Alcala de Henares, where he was later professor of law. He also taught at the University of Siguenza.

In 1689 he was appointed bishop of Panama, then in the Viceroyalty of Peru. That year he was jailed by order of Governor and Captain General Jose de Guzman y Avalos, with whom he had personal differences. In 1695 he added ...

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