Viceroy Events in History

1959 Death - Edward FLW Halifax, English viscount/viceroy of India, dies at 78

1952 Death - Victor Alexander John Hope, viceroy of India (1936-43), dies at 64

1947 Event - British viceroy of India lord Mountbatten visits Pakistan

1947 Event - Lord Mountbatten appointed as last viceroy of India

1944 Death - Abbas Hilmi II, viceroy of Egypt (1892-1914), dies at 70

1942 Death - Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, viceroy (Ethiopia), dies at 43

1940 Event - Pietro Badoglio resigns as viceroy of Ethiopia

1933 Death - Frederick Lord Chelmsford, viceroy of Brit-Ind (1916-21), dies at 64

1932 Event - British East Indies Viceroy Willingdon arrests Gandhi and Nehru

1931 Event - Gandhi and British viceroy Lord Irwin sign pact

1901 Death - Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader and viceroy of Tsheli, dies

1898 Birthday - Amedeo duke of Aosta, viceroy of Ethiopia/Governor-General of Italian East-Africa

1892 Death - Tewfik Pasja, viceroy of Egypt, dies at 39

1889 Death - Alfred Potocki, premier Austrian/governor/viceroy of Galicia, dies

1882 Birthday - Rodolfo Graziani, Italian marschal/viceroy of Ethiopia

1879 Death - WF Hendrik the Navigator, prince of Netherlands/viceroy of Lux, dies at 58

1879 Death - Don Joaquin BF Espartero, Field Marshall/viceroy of Navarra, dies at 86

1874 Birthday - 'Abbas Hilmi II, last khedive, Ottoman viceroy, of Egypt, 1892-1914

1868 Birthday - Frederick JNT lord Chelmsford, viceroy of British-India, 1916-21

1862 Death - Charles J Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, dies at 49

1854 Death - Abbas Hilmi I, viceroy of Egypt, dies at about 41

1852 Birthday - Tewfik Pasja, khedive, viceroy, of Egypt

1849 Death - Mehemet Ali, British viceroy to Egypt, dies

1823 Birthday - Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader/viceroy of Tsheli Canton

1819 Death - F Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V, dies at 48

1812 Birthday - Charles J Canning, English earl/1st viceroy of British-Indies

1809 Birthday - Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, governor/viceroy, Elzas-Lutherian

1806 Birthday - Omar Pasha, Michael Lats, Croatian governor/viceroy of Bosnia/Iraq

1795 Event - Governor/viceroy Willem V flees Scheveningen to England

1770 Birthday - F Louise W, daughter of viceroy Willem V and Wilhelmina of Prussia

1747 Event - Willem IV appointed viceroy of Overijssel

1747 Event - Willem IV appointed viceroy of Holland/Utrecht

1747 Event - Prince Willem V appointed viceroy of Zealand

1738 Birthday - Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon/viceroy of Hungary/Netherlands

1731 Event - Willem KH Friso installed as viceroy of Friesland

1730 Event - Willem Charles Henry Friso installed as viceroy of Drenthe

1729 Event - Willem KH Friso installed as viceroy of Gelderland

1729 Event - Willem KH Friso installed as viceroy of Groningen

1722 Event - Willem KH Friso (11) appointed viceroy of Gelderland

1710 Event - Johan Willem Friso becomes viceroy of Groningen, Netherlands

1709 Event - Frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa

1708 Event - Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Groningen

1707 Event - Prince Johan Willem Friso sworn in as viceroy of Friesland

1692 Death - Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies

1691 Event - Spanish king Carlos II names Maximilian II viceroy of S Netherlands

1675 Event - Prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Gelderland

1674 Death - Rutger van Haersolte, viceroy of Overijsselse, dies at about 66

1672 Event - Prince Willem III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand

1664 Death - Willem Frederik of Nassau-Dietz, viceroy of Friesland, dies at 51

1664 Event - Viceroy Willem Frederik conquerors Dijlerschans

1657 Event - Treaty of Raalte: Willem II no longer viceroy of Overijssel

1654 Event - Prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Overijssel

1650 Event - Viceroy Willem II and Amsterdam reach accord about standing army

1647 Event - Willem II sworn in as viceroy of Holland

1641 Death - Thomas Wentworth, English viceroy of Ireland, beheaded at 48

1639 Event - Viceroy Thomas Wentworth sails back to England

1633 Event - Prince Frederik Henry appoints himself viceroy of Limburg

1632 Event - Henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Groningen

1632 Event - Henry Casimir I appointed viceroy of Drenthe

1625 Event - Earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed viceroy of Drenthe

1625 Event - Earl Earnest Casimir appointed as viceroy of Groningen

1625 Event - Prince Frederik Henry sworn in as viceroy of Holland/Zealand

1625 Event - Prince Frederik Henry appointed viceroy of Holland

1625 Event - Viceroy Frederik Henry marries Amalia countess von Solms-Braunfels

1617 Event - Spanish viceroy Hernando Arias de Saavedra founds provinces Rio de la Plata (Argentina)/Guaira (Paraguay)

1593 Birthday - Thomas Wentworth, London, earl of Strafford/Viceroy of Ireland

1593 Event - William Louis of Nassau becomes governor/viceroy of Drenthe

1590 Event - States-General appoints earl Mauritius, viceroy of Utrecht

1589 Death - Adolf van Nieuwenaar and Meurs, viceroy of Utrecht, dies in battle

1587 Death - Michael Lauterbeck, assassinated Fries viceroy Willem Louis, executed

1586 Death - Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, viceroy of Naples (1571-75), dies at 69

1585 Death - Caspar de Robles, Spanish viceroy of Frisia, dies at about 57

1584 Event - Willem Louis of Nassau appointed viceroy of Friesland

1584 Event - Earl Adolf van Nieuwenaar/Meurs becomes viceroy of Gelderland

1581 Death - Georges Lalaing, viceroy of Friesland, dies

1578 Death - Charles de Berlaymont, baron of Hierges, gov/viceroy of Names, dies

1576 Death - Don Luis de Requesens y Zuniga, viceroy of Netherlands (1573-76), dies at 70

1575 Event - Spanish viceroy Gilles of Hierges attacks Oudewater

1574 Death - Philip of Saint-Aldegonde, Flem viceroy Holland/Zealand/Utrecht, dies

1572 Event - Willem van Orange recognized as viceroy of Holland/Friesland/Utrecht

1570 Event - Spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew"

1561 Event - William of Orange appointed viceroy of Burgundy/Charolais

1559 Birthday - Albrecht/Albertus, archduke of Austria/cardinal/viceroy of Portugal

1559 Event - Willem of Orange becomes viceroy of Holland/Zealand/Utrecht

1544 Death - Rene van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25

1540 Death - George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen

1538 Death - Henry of Nassau-Dillenburg and Dietz, viceroy of Holland, dies

1538 Event - States of Gelderland accepts Willem van Kleef as viceroy

1530 Death - Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies

1524 Death - Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55

1517 Birthday - Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal/viceroy of Naples, 1571-75

1516 Death - John III van Egmont, Manke John, viceroy of Holland, dies at 78

1515 Death - Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies

1515 Death - Gonzalo de Cordoba, Spanish general/strategist/viceroy of Naples, dies

1514 Birthday - Maximilian of Burgundy, viceroy of Holland

1510 Death - Georges d'Amboise, French cardinal/viceroy in North Italy, dies at 49

1510 Death - Francisco d'Almeida, viceroy of India, dies in battle at about 59

1508 Death - Henry van Stolberg and Wernigerode, Germany viceroy of Friesland, dies at 41

1507 Birthday - Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Spanish viceroy of Netherlands, 1566-73

1495 Event - French viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders

1493 Death - Philippe Pot, governor/viceroy of Burgundy, dies

1493 Death - John of Lannoy, Flemish governor/viceroy of Netherlands/Zealand, dies at 82

1483 Birthday - Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland

1467 Birthday - Henry van Stolberg and Wernigerode, German gov/viceroy of Frisia

1456 Death - Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies

1451 Birthday - Engelbert II, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg-Dietz/viceroy of Luxembourg

1438 Birthday - John III van Egmont, Manke John, viceroy of Holland

1417 Death - Walraven I van Brederode, viceroy of Holland, dies

1381 Death - John of Chatillon, governor/viceroy of Holland, dies

9 Death - Publius Quinctilius Varus, Roman viceroy of Syria, suicide at 59