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Luis de Velasco, marques de Salinas

Luis de Velasco, marques de Salinas , Spanish nobleman, son of the second viceroy of New Spain, and himself the eighth viceroy. He governed from January 27, 1590 to November 4, 1595, and again from July 2, 1607 to June 10, 1611. In between he was viceroy of Peru for eight years .

Early life

Born in Spain, Luis de Velasco accompanied his father to New Spain and passed his youth in Mexico City. After the death of his father, he continued to live in Mexico and served as alderman in the capital. However, he became disgusted with Viceroy Alvaro ...

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