Juan Jimenez de Montalvo
Doctor Juan Jimenez de Montalvo was an oidor (judge) of the Royal Audiencia of Lima, and briefly in 1621 and 1622, interim viceroy of Peru.
According to his biographer Manuel Moreyra y Paz Soldan, Juan Jimenez de Montalvo was a native of Olmedo, in Old Castile. In 1598 he was designated oidor (judge) of the Royal Audiencia of Lima. On December 31, 1621, Viceroy Francisco de Borja y Aragon embarked for Spain. As the senior member of the Audiencia, Jimenez de Montalvo took the reigns of government as interim viceroy.
He served as acting viceroy for seven months, until the ...
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