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Azores 
 
[Portugal]
 
 
[Açores]
   Adopted 10 Apr 1979 Azores Local Flag
 
Map of the Azores
Hear National Anthem
"A Portugesa"
(The Portuguese)
Hear Local Anthem
"Hino dos Açores"
(Hymn of the Azores)
Adopted 12 Apr 1979
Constitution
(25 Apr 1976) 
Capital: Ponta Delgada
(from 1975)
(
Angra do Heroísmo 1766-1836)
Legislative Capital: Horta
(from 1976)

Judicial Capital: Angra do Heroísmo (from 1976)
Currency: Euro (EUR);
to 1 Jan 2002 Portuguese 
Escudo (PTE)
National Holiday: 10 Jun (1580)
Portugal Day
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Local Holiday: on
Pentecost Monday (1976)

Dia dos Açores (Azores Day)
Population: 245,746 (2012)
GDP: $4.74 million (2010)
Exports: $N/A
Imports: $N/A
(included in Portugal figures)
Ethnic groups: mainly Portuguese
Total Police Forces: N/A
U.S. Forces: 1,141 (2012)
Defense is the Responsibility of Portugal
Religion: mainly Roman Catholic 
International Organizations/Treaties: None
Azores Index
Chronology

1427                       Discovered by Portuguese Capt. Diogo de Senill
                             (or Sevilha),(Praia [Terceira], Pico e Faial, São
                             Miguel, Flores e Corvo, Graciosa, Santa Maria, &
                             Angra São Jorge), granted as separate donatarias.
1432                       Re-discovered by Portuguese Capt. Gonçalo Velhol
                             Cabral.
1466                       Portuguese allow Flemish settlers on the islands,
                             which become known as the "Fleming Isles" 
                             (Ilhas Flamengas).
15 Jul 1580 -  1 Dec 1640  Islands along with Portugal a Spanish possession,
                              but the islands resist Spanish rule until 1583.
 2 Aug 1766                Islands united (Captaincy-general of the Azores).
26 Jan 1771                Unification of the islands formalized.
 3 Mar 1830 - Mar 1834     Queen Maria II (s.a.) rules from the Azores in
                             opposition to King Miguel (s.a.) in Lisbon.
 4 Jun 1832                Overseas province of Portugal (Azores Province).
28 Jul 1833                Divided into two overseas provinces (Oriental dos
                             Açores [São Miguel, Santa Maria & Ponta Delgada]
                             and Ocidental dos Açores [the remaining islands
                             and Angra do Heroísmo]).
18 Jul 1835                Status changed to districts.
28 Mar 1836                Divided into three districts (Angra do Heroísmo
                             [islands of Graciosa, São Jorge and Terceira], 
                             Horta [Corvo, Faial, Flores and Pico] and 
                             Ponta Delgada [Santa Maria and São Miguel]).
18 Jan 1918 -  1 Sep 1919  U.S. naval base established at Ponta Delgada
                             on São Miguel.
 4 Apr 1931 -  2 May 1931  Under control of military junta in Madeira, 
                             sometimes styled República da Atlântida
                             (Atlantic Republic)(see under Madeira).
1943 - 1945                Allied military air bases established: British 
                             base and U.S. base, both at Lajes on Terceira.
27 Aug 1975                Regional Junta governs all islands.
27 Aug 1976                Azores Autonomous Region within Portugal.

Santa Maria
(1461-1832)
São Miguel
(1474-1820)
Praia (Terceira)
and Angra

(1450-1749)
Graciosa
(1474-1737)
 Faial e Pico
(1468-1737)
Flores e Corvo
(1475-1832)
 
 
 

Captains-general
 7 Oct 1766 - 1776         Antão de Alamda                       (b. 1718 - d. 1797)
21 Apr 1776 -  3 Dec 1793  Dinis Gregório de Melo Castro e       (d. 1793)
                             Mendonça
 3 Dec 1793 - 30 Oct 1799  José d'Ave Maria Leite da Costa       (b. 1727 - d. 1799)
                             e Silva, bispo de Angra 
                             (president of interim government)
1796 - 30 Oct 1799         Matheus Homem Borges da Costa  
                             (acting for da Costa e Silva)
30 Oct 1799 - 17 Oct 1804  Lourenço José Boaventura de           (b. 1757 - d. 1815)
                             Almada, conde de Almada 
17 Oct 1804 -  4 May 1806  José António de Melo da Silva         (b. 1763 - d. 1839)
                             César de Meneses, marquês de
                             Sabugosa 
10 May 1806 -  9 Sep 1810  Miguel António de Melo,               (b. 1766 - d. 1836)
                             conde de Murça
 9 Sep 1810 - 14 May 1817  Aires Pinto de Sousa Coutinho  
14 May 1817 - 18 Oct 1820  Francisco António de Araújo e Azevedo (b. 1772 - d. 1822)
18 Oct 1820 - 15 May 1821  Francisco de Borja Garção Stockler,   (b. 1759 - d. 1829)
                             barão da Vila da Praia (1st time)
15 May 1821 - 19 Nov 1822  Government Junta
19 Nov 1823 - 24 Jul 1824  Francisco de Borja Garção Stockler,   (s.a.)
                             barão da Vila da Praia (2nd time)
24 Jul 1824 - 22 Jun 1828  Manuel Vieira Tovar de Albuquerque    (b. 1776 - d. 1833)
22 Jun 1828 - 1828         Interim Government
1828 - 1831                Henrique da Fonseca de Sousa Prego    (b. 1768 - d. 1847)
                             (for the Miguelist party, in Ponta Delgada)
1828 -  5 Apr 1829         Provisional Junta
23 Jun 1829 -  4 Jun 1832  António José de Sousa Manuel de       (b. 1792 - d. 1860)
                             Menezes Severim de Noronha, 
                             conde de Vila Flor
                             (for the Liberal party, in Angra do Heroísmo)
Prefect
1832 - 1833                Francisco Saraiva da Costa Refóios,   (b. 1779 - d. 1842)
                             barão de Ruivós 
Prefect of Eastern Azores
 1 Jul 1833 -  1 Dec 1835  José António Ferreira de Moura 
Prefects of Western Azores
1833                       Francisco Saraiva da Costa Refóios,   (s.a.)
                             barão de Ruivós
1833 - 1836                Luís Pinto de Mendonça Arrais,        (b. 1787 - d. 1859)
                             barão de Valongo e visconde de
                             Valongo
Civil governors of Angra do Heroísmo 
1836 -  3 Mar 1836         Luís Pinto de Mendonça Arrais,        (s.a.)
                             barão de Valongo e visconde de
                             Valongo
23 Mar 1836 -  4 May 1836  Teotónio de Ornelas Bruges Paim da    (b. 1807 - d. 1870)
                             Câmara
, visconde Bruges (1st time)
 4 May 1836 - 14 Sep 1836  António Pedro de Brito Vila Lobos,    (b. 1782 - d. 1841)
                             bar
ão de Cacella
18 Nov 1836 - 27 Sep 1839  Teotónio de Ornelas Bruges Paim da    (s.a.)
                             Câmara
, visconde Bruges (2nd time)
28 Sep 1839 - 13 Nov 1844  José Silvestre Ribeiro                (b. 1807 - d. 1891)
30 Dec 1844 -  1 Jun 1846  Nicolau Anastácio de Bettencourt      (b. 1810 - d. 1874) 
                             (1st time)
 1 Jun 1846 - 1846         Francisco de Menezes Lemos e Carvalho (b. 1786 - d. 1862)
1846 -  6 Jun 1848        
Nicolau Anastácio de Bettencourt      (s.a.) 
                             (2nd time)
 6 Jun 1848 -  8 Sep 1849  António José Vieira Santa Rita        (b. 1802 - d. 1877)
 8 Sep 1849 -  3 Jun 1851  Nicolau Anastácio de Bettencourt      (s.a.)
                             (3rd time)
 3 Jun 1851 - 18 Sep 1851  António de Oliveira Marreca           (b. 1805 - d. 1889) 
19 Sep 1851 - 24 Apr 1852  António Marcelino da Victória
24 Apr 1852 - 19 Aug 1857  Nicolau Anastácio de Bettencourt      (s.a.)
                             (4th time)
19 Aug 1857 - 31 May 1858  António Maria Cordeiro 
31 May 1858 -  6 Apr 1859  Cassiano Sepúlveda Teixeira           (b. 1823 - d. 1901)
 6 Apr 1859 - 15 Feb 1861  José Maria da Silva Leal
1861                       José Inácio de Almeida Monjardino     (s.a.)
                             (3rd time) (acting)
17 Dec 1861 - 29 Sep 1865  Jácome de Ornelas Bruges de Ávila     (b. 1833 - d. 1889)
                             Paim da Câmara (1st time) 
30 Sep 1865 - 22 Nov 1865  Albino de Abranches Freire de         (b. 1804 - d. 1876)
                             Figueiredo 
29 Nov 1865 - 26 Dec 1866  José Guillerme Pacheco                (b. 1823 - d. 1889)
13 Feb 1867 - 14 Jan 1868  António de Gouveia Osório             (b. 1825 - d. ....)
14 Jan 1868 - 25 Feb 1869  Teotónio de Ornelas Bruges Paim da    (b. 1807 - d. 1870)
                             Camara, conde da Praia da Vitória, 
                             visconde de de Bruges 
25 Feb 1869 - 13 Sep 1869  Miguel Vaz Guedes de Ataíde 
13 Sep 1869 - 1872         Félix Borges de Medeiros              (b. 1819 - d. 1872)
 7 Jan 1873 - 12 Apr 1876  Francisco de Albuquerque Mesquita     (b. 1841 - d. ....) 
                             e Castro
12 Apr 1876 - 11 Oct 1877  António da Fonseca Carvão Paim da     (b. 1836 - d. 1907)
                             Câmara, barão do Ramalho (1st time) 
11 Oct 1877 - 31 Jan 1878  Jácome de Ornelas Bruges de Ávila     (s.a.)
                             Paim da Câmara, conde da Vila da 
                             Praia da Vitória, visconde de 
                             Bruges (2nd time) 
31 Jan 1878 -  3 Jun 1879  António da Fonseca Carvão Paim da     (s.a.) 
                             Câmara, Barão do Ramalho (2nd time)
 3 Jun 1879 - 26 Mar 1881  Jácome de Ornelas Bruges de Ávila     (s.a.)
                             Paim da Câmara, conde da Vila da 
                             Praia da Vitória, visconde de
                             Bruges (3rd time) 
24 Apr 1881 - 11 Oct 1883  Afonso de Castro                      (b. 1824 - d. 1885) 
13 Dec 1883 - 20 Nov 1884  João António Pereira Neves
20 Nov 1884 -  5 Nov 1885  Augusto Maria da Fonseca Coutinho     (b. 1857 - d. 1887)
1885 - 1886                Jacinto Cândido da Silva (interim)    (b. 1857 - d. 1926)
13 Aug 1886 - 1889         Jácome de Ornelas Bruges de Ávila     (s.a.)
                             Paim da Câmara, conde da Vila da
                             Praia da Vitória, visconde de 
                             Bruges (4th time)
31 Jan 1889 - 17 Jan 1890  Cândido Pacheco de Melo Menezes       (b. 1837 - d. 1900)
                             Forjaz de Lacerda, visconde de 
                             Nossa Senhora das Mercês (1st time) 
17 Jan 1890 -  8 Jan 1891  António da Fonseca Carvão Paim da     (s.a.)
                             Câmara, barão do Ramalho (3rd time)
 8 Jan 1891 -  9 Mar 1893  Henrique de Sá Nogeira de Vasconcelos (b. 1843 - d. 1923)
18 May 1893 - 31 May 1893  Henrique de Castro (acting)           (b. 1851 - d. 1923)
14 Sep 1893 - 27 Feb 1895  José Pimentel Homem de Noronha        (b. 1846 - d. 1933)
27 Feb 1895 -  5 Nov 1896  Manuel Homem da Costa Noronha         (b. 1828 - d. 1897)
24 Dec 1896 -  4 Feb 1897  Emídio Lino da Silva Júnior (1st time)(b. 1860 - d. 1936)
11 Feb 1897 - 29 Jun 1900  Cândido Pacheco de Melo Menezes       (s.a.) 
                             Forjaz de Lacerda, visconde de 
                             Nossa Senhora das Mercês (2nd time)
27 Jul 1900 - 13 Feb 1902  Emídio Lino da Silva Júnior (2nd time)(s.a.)
13 Feb 1902 - 18 Oct 1904  Raimundo Sieuve de Menezes,           (b. 1854 - d. 1937)
                             conde de Sieuve de Menezes 
22 Oct 1904 - 22 Mar 1906  Theotónio Simão Paim de Ornelas       (b. 1841 - d. 1929)
                             Bruges (1st time) 
22 Mar 1906 - 17 May 1906  António da Fonseca Carvão Paim da     (b. 1864 - d. 1934)
                             Câmara 
29 May 1906 -  4 Nov 1907  José Pereira da Cunha da Silveira e   (b. 1864 - d. 1927) 
                             Sousa Júnior
 4 Nov 1907 - 15 Feb 1908  Aristides Moreira da Mota             (b. 1855 - d. 1942)
14 Mar 1908 - 20 Jan 1910  João Carlos da Silva Nogueira         (b. 1872 - d. 1954)
20 Jan 1910 - 26 Jun 1910  Theotónio Simão Paim de Ornelas       (s.a.)
                             Bruges (2nd time)
29 Jun 1910 -  5 Oct 1910  Jacinto Carlos da Silva, visconde de  (b. 1872 - d. 1938)
                             Agualva 
 5 Oct 1910 - 17 Feb 1912  Henrique Ferreira de Oliveira Brás    (b. 1884 - d. 1947)  
17 Feb 1912 - 18 Jan 1913  António Afonso de Carvalho            (b. 1880 - d. 1949)
18 Jan 1913 - 30 Aug 1913  Francisco de Mendonça Pacheco de Melo (b. 1865 - d. 19..) 
                             (1st time)
30 Aug 1913 - 11 Nov 1913  João de Mendonça Pacheco
 1 Nov 1913 - 11 Apr 1914  João Baptista da Silva
11 Apr 1914 - 16 Jan 1915  Adolfo da Trinidade
17 Feb 1915 - 24 May 1915  António Silveira Lopes                (b. 1875 - d. 1963)
24 May 1915 - 13 Dec 1917  Joaquim Teixeira da Silva (1st time)  (b. 1870 - d. 1963)
13 Dec 1917 - 18 Feb 1919  Francisco Vicente Ramos               (b. 1860 - d. 1930)
18 Feb 1919 -  4 Jun 1919  Constantino José Cardoso (1st time)   (b. 1864 - d. 1938)
 4 Jul 1919 - 27 Mar 1920  Joaquim Teixeira da Silva (2nd time)  (s.a.)
27 Mar 1920 -  6 Aug 1920  Álvaro de Castro Meneres (1st time)
 6 Aug 1920 -  6 Jun 1921  Constantino José Cardoso (2nd time)   (s.a.)
 6 Jun 1921 -  1 Nov 1921  António Veríssimo de Sousa            (b. 1860 - d. 1934)
 1 Nov 1921 - 21 Dec 1921  Virgílio da Rocha Dinis        
13 Jan 1922 - 18 Feb 1922  Francisco de Paula Homem da Costa     (b. 1867 - d. 1953) 
                             Noronha 
24 Mar 1922 - 28 Sep 1923  António de Amorim Pires Toste         (b. 1866 - d. 19..) 
28 Sep 1923 - 16 Nov 1923  Antonio José Teixeira (1st time)
20 Nov 1923 - 26 Dec 1923  Sebastião Ávila de Vasconcelos 
26 Dec 1923 - 29 Jun 1924  Manuel de Mesquita (1st time)         (b. 1879 - d. 1944)
29 Jun 1924 -  9 Aug 1924  António José Teixeira (2nd time)
 9 Aug 1924 - 28 Feb 1925  Álvaro de Castro Meneres (2nd time)
21 Mar 1925 - 19 Sep 1925  Alexandre Martins Pamplona Ramos      (b. 1865 - d. 1933) 
19 Sep 1925 - 11 Jun 1926  Francisco de Mendonça Pacheco de Melo (s.a.)
                             (2nd time) 
 1 Jul 1926 - 31 Oct 1927  Jaime Pereira da Silva 
31 Oct 1927 - 19 Feb 1928  Gonçalo Lobo Pereira Caldas de Barros (b. 1850 - d. 1950)
19 Feb 1928 -  9 Jun 1931  Manuel de Mesquita (2nd time)         (s.a.)
13 Jul 1931 - 15 Jul 1932  Luíz Augusto de Sousa Rodrigues 
15 Jul 1932 -  2 Apr 1933  Domingos Augusto Borges               (b. 1892 - d. 1933)
20 Apr 1933 -  3 Apr 1936  Joaquim Moniz de Sá Corte-Real do     (b. 1899 - d. 1987) 
                             Amaral
 3 Apr 1936 - 15 Jan 1940  Carlos Alberto de Oliveira            (b. 1898 - d. 1980)
15 Jan 1940 - 31 Jan 1941  Abílio Garcia de Carvalho             (b. 1891 - d. 1941)
24 Apr 1941 - 17 Oct 1944  António Francisco de Sales de
                             Guimarães Pestana da Silva
17 Oct 1944 - 29 Dec 1952  Cândido Pamplona Forjaz               (b. 1901 - d. 1987)
29 Dec 1952 - 27 Dec 1956  Manuel de Sousa Menezes               (b. 1890 - d. 1958)
27 Dec 1956 -  4 Aug 1958  Jos
é Luís Abecassis                   (b. 1920)
28 Mar 1959 - 14 Apr 1973  Teotónio Machado Pires                (b. 1903 - d. 1993) 
14 Apr 1973 - 14 Apr 1974  Francisco Cabrita Matias
16 Aug 1974 -  6 Jun 1975  Oldemiro Cardoso de Figueiredo        (b. 1916 - d. 1995)  
Sub-Prefects of Horta
1832 - 1833                António Mariano de Lacerda (1st time)
(b. 1807 - d. 1881)
1833 - 1833                António José de Ávila (1st time)      (b. 1807 - d. 1881)
1833 - 1833                António Garcia da Rosa                (b. 1790 - d. 1876)
1833 - 1834                António José de Ávila (2nd time)      (s.a.)
1834 - 1836                António Mariano de Lacerda (2nd time) (s.a.)
Civil governors o
f Horta
 8 Aug 1836 - 13 Sep 1836  António José Joaquim de Miranda
13 Sep 1836 - 15 Jul 1837  António Mariano de Lacerda            (s.a.) 
18 Jul 1837 -  6 Dec 1839  António Joaquim Nunes de Vasconcelos 
 6 Dec 1839 -  3 Feb 1840  Francisco Garcia do Rosário (acting)  (b. 1793 - d. 1866)
 3 Feb 1840 -  4 Mar 1842  Francisco de Paula de Sousa Vilas     (b. 1798 - d. 1868)
                             Boas
 4 Mar 1842 - 22 Aug 1846  António José Vieira Santa Rita        (b. 1802 - d. 1877)
                             (1st time) 
22 Aug 1846 - 10 Oct 1846  Rodrigo de Sousa Coutinho Teixeira de (b. 1823 - d. 1894)
                             Andrada Barbosa, c
onde de Linhares 
10 Oct 1846 -  8 Sep 1847  António José Vieira Santa Rita        (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
 8 Sep 1847 - 20 Dec 1847  José Cupertino da Fonseca e Brito
                             (acting)
20 Dec 1847 -  6 Jun 1848  António José Vieira Santa Rita        (s.a.)
                             (3rd time)
 6 Jun 1848 -  8 Sep 1849  Nicolau Anastácio de Bettencourt      (b. 1810 - d. 1874)
                             (1st time)
 8 Sep 1849 - 26 Dec 1849  Francisco Maria de Freitas Jácome 
29 Dec 1849 -  3 Jun 1851  Joaquim José Pereira da Silveira      (b. 1796 - d. 1870)
                             e Sousa
 6 Jun 1851 - 24 Apr 1852  Nicolau Anastácio de Bettencourt      (s.a.)
                             (2nd time) 
24 Apr 1852 - 14 Aug 1857  Luís Teixeira de Sampaio              (b. 1788 - d. 1865)
14 Aug 1857 - 11 Oct 1877  António José Vieira Santa Rita        (s.a.)
                             (4th time)
11 Ocy 1877 - 31 Jan 1878  Júlio de Castilho, visconde de        (b. 1840 - d. 1919)
                             Castilho
31 Jan 1878 -  2 Jun 1879  António Maria de Oliveira             (b. 1818 - d. 1886)
 4 May 1879 - 28 May 1881  Manuel Francisco de Medeiros          (b. 1832 - d. 1895) 
                             (1st time)
1881                       Manuel Maria de Melo e Simas          (b. 1835 - d. 1901)
18 Jul 1881 - 25 Feb 1886  António Patricio da Terra Pinheiro    (b. 1837 - d. 1912)
25 Feb 1886 - 1890         Manuel Francisco de Medeiros          (s.a.) 
                             (2nd time)
1890 - 20 Feb 1893         Manuel de Arriaga Nunes               (b. 1840 - d. 1917)
14 Sep 1893 -  4 Jan 1894  Guilherme Read Cabral                 (b. 1821 - d. 1897)
 4 Jan 1894 - 13 Jul 1895  José de Almeida de Ávila              (b. 1844 - d. 1902)
13 Jul 1895 - 30 Jan 1896  Amâncio Rodolfo Pinheiro da Costa     (b. 1840 - d. 1907)
                             Riberio
30 Jan 1896 -  4 Feb 1897  António Emílio Severino de Avelar     (b. 1843 - d. 1915)
                             (1st time)
11 Feb 1897 - 20 Jul 1899  Miguel António da Silveira            (b. 1852 - d. 1906)
20 Jul 1899 - 29 Jun 1900  Diogo de Barcelos Machado Bettencourt (b. 1847 - d. 1922)
 4 Jul 1900 - 18 Oct 1904  José Bressane Leite Perry, visconde 
                             de Leite Perry (1st time)           (b. 1862 - d. 1930)
24 Nov 1904 -  4 Jul 1905  António Joaquim Durães                (b. 1857 - d. 19..)
 4 Jul 1905 - 22 Mar 1906  Francisco de Andrade Albuquerque      (b. 1856 - d. 1933)
24 Mar 1906 - 17 May 1906  José Bressane Leite Perry, visconde   (s.a.)
                             de Leite Perry (2nd time)
 6 Jun 1906 - 13 Sep 1906  Manuel António Lino                   (b. 1865 - d. 1927)
13 Sep 1906 - 15 Feb 1908  Augusto da Silva Carvalho Osório      (b. 1878 - d. 1940) 
14 Mar 1908 - 14 Jan 1909  João Joaquim André de Freitas         (b. 1860 - d. 1929)
14 Jan 1909 - 11 Jan 1910  José Bressane Leite Perry, visconde   (s.a.)
                             de Leite Perry (3rd time)
11 Jan 1910 - 25 Jun 1910  João António Cochado e Martins        (b. 1862 - d. 1936) 
26 Jun 1910 -  5 Oct 1910  António Emílio Severino de Avelar     (s.a.) 
                             (2nd time)
 5 Oct 1910 -  1 Apr 1911  José Machado de Serpa                 (b. 1864 - d. 1945)
29 Apr 1911 - 18 Jan 1913  Augusto Goulart de Medeiros           (b. 1878 - d. 1953)
18 Jan 1913 -  4 Apr 1914  Edwiges Goulart Prieto                (b. 1870 - d. 1916)
 4 Apr 1914 -  6 Jan 1915  José Charters d'Azevedo Lopes Vieira  (b. 1880 - d. 1943) 
 6 Jan 1915 - 30 Jan 1915  António Emílio Severino de Avelar     (s.a.)
                             (3rd time)
 8 Feb 1915 -  1 Mar 1915  Caetano Moniz de Vasconcelos 
 1 Mar 1915 -  2 May 1915  António Birne Pereira                 (b. 1872 - d. 19..)
24 May 1915 -  4 Mar 1916  António Luís Serrão de Carvalho       (b. 1864 - d. 1946)
 4 Mar 1916 - 12 Jul 1917  Fernando Joaquim Armas                (b. 1865 - d. 1931)
12 Dec 1917 - 27 May 1918  Manuel Francisco Neves Júnior         (b. 1870 - d. 1952)
                             (1st time)
27 May 1918 - 18 Feb 1919  Manuel Câmara Velho Melo Cabral       (b. 1869 - d. 1939) 
18 Feb 1919 -  7 Jun 1919  Manuel Francisco Neves Júnior         (s.a.)  
                             (2nd time)
 7 Jun 1919 - 27 Mar 1920  António Xavier de Mesquita 
27 Mar 1920 - 16 Oct 1920  Luís Caldeira Mendes de Saraiva       (b. 1890 - d. 1976)
16 Oct 1920 -  2 Feb 1921  Manuel Francisco Neves Júnior         (s.a.)
                             (3rd time)
 2 Feb 1921 - 30 May 1921  Gabriel Baptista de Simas (1st time)  (b. 1890 - d. 1966)
30 May 1921 - 25 Oct 1921  Manuel Francisco Neves Júnior         (s.a.)
                             (4th time)
25 Oct 1921 -  3 Mar 1922  Gabriel Baptista de Simas (2nd time)  (s.a.)
 3 Mar 1922 - 16 Nov 1923  Carlos Alberto da Silva Pinheiro
20 Nov 1923 - 17 Dec 1923  Manuel Francisco Neves Júnior         (s.a.) 
                             (5th time)
 5 Jan 1924 - 22 Aug 1924  Álvaro Soares de Melo                 (b. 1879 - d. 1933)
22 Aug 1924 - 11 Jun 1926  Joaquim Gualberto da Cunha Melo       (b. 1892 - d. 19..)
 1 Jul 1926 - 22 Jul 1926  António de Mendonça Monteiro
22 Jul 1926 - 13 Nov 1926  Alberto Goulart de Medeiros           (b. 1863 - d. 1945)
22 Sep 1926 -  7 Jan 1927  Fernando Mouzinho de Albuquerque      (b. 1874 - d. 1942)
                             (high commissioner)
17 Jan 1927 - 15 Aug 1927  José Gomes Soares de Mesquita         (b. 1888 - d. 1960)
                             (also high commissioner)
15 Aug 1927 -  8 Jul 1931  Fernando da Costa
 8 Jul 1931 - Jan 1933     Augusto Pais da Graça de Almeida      (b. 1902 - d. ....)
                             e Silva
Jan 1933 -  2 Feb 1933     Alfredo Sampaio (interim)
 6 Feb 1933 - 15 Mar 1935  José Malheiro Cardoso da Silva
22 May 1935 -  1 Jul 1936  Luciano Machado Soares                (b. 1902 - d. 1977)
25 Aug 1936 -  3 Mar 1937  José Rodrigues de Matos
 3 Mar 1937 - 17 Mar 1939  José Rodrigues da Silva Mendes        (b. 1893 - d. 1988) 
17 Mar 1939 - 12 Sep 1944  António Inocêncio Moreira de Carvalho (b. 1894 - d. 1944)
24 Nov 1944 - 16 May 1946  Pedro Gonçalves Guimarães
18 Sep 1946 - 18 May 1953  Manuel de Gusmão de Mascarenhas       (b. 1901 - d. 1971)
                             Gaivão
12 Jun 1953 - 21 May 1973  António de Freitas Pimentel           (b. 1901 - d. 1981)
12 Jun 1973 - 25 Apr 1974  António Sanches Branco                (b. 1918 - d. 2006)
16 Aug 1974 - 14 Jan 1976  Rui Vasco de Vasconcelos e Sá Vaz 
Sub-Prefect of Ponta Delgada
1832 - 1833                Luís Ribeiro de Sousa Saraiva
1833                       António José de Ávila                 (b. 1807 - d. 1881)
                             (prevented from landing in Ponta Delgada)
1833                       José Caetano Dias do Canto e Medeiros (b. 1786 - d. 1858)
                             (declined office)
1833                       Felix Pereira de Magalhães
                             (declined office)
Civil governors of Ponta Delgada

 1 Dec 1835 -  8 Jun 1836  José António Ferreira de Moura
                             (interim)
 8 Jun 1836 - 13 Sep 1836  José Joaquim Lopes de Lima            (b. 1797 - d. 1852)
13 Sep 1836 - 15 Jul 1837  Jacinto Inácio Rodrigues da Silveira, (b. 1785 - d. 1869) 
                             barão da Fonte Bela (interim)
15 Jul 1837 - 27 Aug 1838  João Roiz de Pavia
27 Aug 1838 - 24 Dec 1839  Manuel de Medeiros da Costa Canto e   (b. 1816 - d. 1887)
                             Albuquerque, barão das Laranjeiras 
30 Jun 1840 -  9 Sep 1841  Joaquim José de Azevedo
22 Oct 1841 - 26 Oct 1842  Ant
ónio Augusto de Melo e Castro
26 Oct 1842 - 17 Apr 1844  Francisco Afonso da Costa Chaves e    (b. 1797 - d. 1863)
                             Melo
17 Apr 1844 - 30 May 1846  António Vicente Peixoto               (b. 1808 - d. 1866)
16 Jun 1846 - 10 Oct 1846  André Dias do Canto e Medeiros        (b. 1814 - d. 1848)
10 Oct 1846 - 27 Jul 1847  Duarte Borges da Câmara e Medeiros,   (b. 1799 - d. 1872)
                             v
isconde da Praia
 8 Sep 1847 - 25 Jan 1849  António Borges da Câmara Medeiros     (b. 1812 - d. 1879)
25 Jan 1849 -  4 Jul 1849  Pedro da Costa de Sousa de Macedo 
 4 Jul 1849 -  3 May 1851  Eusébio Dias Poças Falcão (1st time)  (b. 1814 - d. 1870)
                             (acting)
 3 May 1851 - 11 Jan 1868  Félix Borges de Medeiros              (b. 1819 - d. 1872) 
11 Jan 1868 - 13 Sep 1869  Eusébio Dias Poças Falcão (2nd time)  (s.a.)
13 Sep 1869 - 11 Oct 1877  Jácome de Ornelas Bruges de Ávila 
                             Paim da Câmara, (from 1870) conde   (b. 1833 - d. 1889)
                             da Vila da Praia da Vitória
11 Oct 1877 - 31 Jan 1878  António da Fonseca Carvão Paim da     (b. 1836 - d. 1907) 
                             Câmara, barão do Ramalho 
 7 Feb 1878 - 30 Sep 1878  Júlio de Castilho, visconde de        (b. 1840 - d. 1897)
                             Castilho 
30 Sep 1878 - 19 Jun 1879  Gualdino Alfredo Lobo de Gouveia
                             Valadares (1st time)
19 Jun 1879 - 30 Mar 1881  Veríssimo de Aguiar Cabral            (b. 1825 - d. 1891)
30 Mar 1881 -  1 Jul 1886  Gualdino Alfredo Lobo de Gouveia
                             Valadares (2nd time) 
 1 Jul 1886 - 13 Jan 1890  Narciso Maximiliano Álvares de        (b. 1846 - d. ....)
                             Carvalho 
16 Jan 1890 -  2 Jun 1892  Carlos Maria Gomes Machado            (b. 1828 - d. 1901)
 2 Jun 1892 - 16 Mar 1893  Bento José Pinto da Mota
30 Nov 1893 - 15 Oct 1896  António Moreira da Câmara Coutinho    (b. 1849 - d. ....) 
                             Gusmão
24 Dec 1896 -  4 Feb 1897  Alfredo Vieira Coelho Peixoto Pinto de 
                             Vilas Boas, conde de Paço Vieira    (b. 1860 - d. 1926)
31 May 1897 - 23 Jun 1900  Francisco de Andrade Albuquerque de   (b. 1856 - d. 1933) 
                             Bettencourt 
 4 Jul 1900 - 31 Jan 1901  José Coelho da Mota Prego (1st time)  (b. 1857 - d. 1943)
31 Jan 1901 - 1903         Amadeu Augusto Pinto da Silva         (b. 18.. - d. 1903) 
 2 May 1904 - 24 Apr 1905  José Coelho da Mota Prego (2nd time)  (s.a.)
24 Apr 1905 - 23 Mar 1906  Luís de Bettencourt de Medeiros e     (b. 1873 - d. 1939)
                             Câmara (1st time) 
23 Mar 1906 - 17 May 1906  Francisco de Melo Manuel Leite de     (b. 1868 - d. 1924) 
                             Arruda (1st time)
 5 Jun 1906 - 29 Jun 1910  Luís de Bettencourt de Medeiros e     (s.a.)
                             Câmara (2nd time)
29 Jun 1910 -  5 Oct 1910  Francisco de Melo Manuel Leite de     (s.a.)
                             Arruda (2nd time)
 5 Oct 1910 - 29 Apr 1911  Francisco Luís Tavares (1st time)     (b. 1886 - d. 1968)
 4 May 1911 - 18 Jan 1913  Caetano Moniz de Vasconcelos 
23 Jan 1913 -  8 Mar 1913  Francisco de Melo Manuel Leite de     (s.a.) 
                             Arruda (3rd time)
 8 Mar 1913 -  4 Apr 1914  João Francisco de Sousa 
 4 Apr 1914 -  9 Jan 1915  Jacinto Gago Machado de Faria e Maia  (b. 1874 - d. 1925)
 9 Jan 1915 -  5 Feb 1915  Adelino de Oliveira Pinto Furtado 
 9 Feb 1915 - 24 May 1915  Virgílio Soares de Albergaria         (b. 1858 - d. 1927)
                             (1st time)
24 May 1915 - 24 Jul 1915  António Martins Ferreira Júnior
24 Jul 1915 - 14 Oct 1915  António Cabral de Melo
14 Oct 1915 - 18 Dec 1915  Francisco Manuel de Medeiros Correia
18 Dec 1915 - 21 Sep 1917  António Rodrigues Salgado             (b. 1883 - d. 1933)
21 Sep 1917 - 13 Dec 1917  António de Medeiros Franco            (b. 1882 - d. 1959)
13 Dec 1917 -  2 Feb 1918  Virgílio Soares de Albergaria         (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
 2 Feb 1918 - 26 Nov 1918  Mário Augusto Teixeira 
26 Nov 1918 - 18 Feb 1919  João Correia da Silva Júnior 
Apr 1918 - Mar 1919        José Augusto de Simas Machado         (b. 1859 – d. 1927)       
                             (High Commissioner of the Republic for Azores and Madeira)
18 Feb 1919 - 11 Jul 1919  Francisco Luís Tavares (2nd time)     (s.a.)
11 Jul 1919 - 11 Sep 1920  Virgílio Saque                        (b. 1884 - d. 19..)
11 Sep 1920 - 16 Oct 1920  José Borges Medeiros da Horta
16 Oct 1920 -  2 Feb 1921  Francisco Luís Tavares (3rd time)     (s.a.)
 2 Feb 1921 - 30 May 1921  Duarte Amigo de Azevedo Feio          (b. 1867 - d. 1950) 
30 May 1921 - 14 Nov 1921  Francisco Luís Tavares (4th time)     (s.a.)
14 Nov 1921 - 16 Nov 1923  Horácio de Medeiros Franco            (b. 1888 - d. 1952)
20 Nov 1923 -  5 Jan 1924  Francisco Luis Tavares (5th time)     (s.a.)
 5 Jan 1924 -  1 Nov 1924  Alfredo Adelino de Sá
 1 Nov 1924 - 28 Sep 1925  Jeremias da Costa                     (b. 1880 - d. 1970) 
28 Sep 1925 - 28 Dec 1925  Álvaro Pais de Ataíde
28 Dec 1925 - 11 Jun 1926  Jaime Hintze                          (b. 1879 - d. 1945)
 1 Jul 1926 -  2 Jun 1928  Abel de Abreu Souto Maior 
 2 Jul 1928 - 17 Jun 1931  Gonçalo Lobo Pereira Caldas de Barros (b. 1887 - d. 1968)
17 Jun 1931 - 15 Jul 1932  António Júlio Belo de Almeida         (b. 1870 - d. 1940)
15 Jul 1932 - 30 Oct 1933  Jaime Resende do Couto
30 Oct 1933 - 21 Dec 1934  António Augusto de Sousa
 2 Feb 1935 -  7 Aug 1935  Agosthino de Mesquita
 8 Jul 1936 - 22 Nov 1937  Augusto Leite Mendes Moreira          (b. 1902 - d. 1982)
                             (1st time)
22 Nov 1937 - 11 Jun 1940  Alberto de Campos Vieira Neves
11 Jun 1940 -  9 Oct 1944  Rafael Sérgio Vieira                  (b. 1895 - d. 1946)
 9 Oct 1944 -  2 Oct 1946  Augusto Leite Mendes Moreira          (s.a.)
                             (2nd time)
 2 Oct 1946 -  6 Nov 1954  Aniceto António dos Santos            (b. 1895 - d. 1965) 
 6 Nov 1954 - 26 Jan 1959  Carlos José Botelho de Paiva
21 May 1959 -  5 Apr 1968  José Jacinto de Vasconcelos Raposo 
20 May 1968 - 21 Jul 1970  Luciano Machado Soares                (b. 1902 - d. 1977)
21 Jul 1970 - 18 Feb 1974  Basílio Pina de Oliveira Seguro       (b. 19.. - d. 2008)
 1 Mar 1974 - 25 Apr 1974  António Joaquim da Fonseca
21 Aug 1974 -  6 Jun 1975  António Borges Coutinho               (b. 1923 - d. 2011) 

Ministers of the Republic 
27 Aug 1976 - 11 Sep 1978  Octavio de Carvalho Galvão de         (b. c.1924)
                             Figueiredo
11 Sep 1978 - 28 Apr 1981  Henrique Afonso da Silva Horta        (b. 1920 - d. 2012)
28 Apr 1981 - 12 Jul 1986  Tomas George Conceição e Silva        (b. 1933) 
12 Jul 1986 - 20 Apr 1991  Vasco Joaquim Rocha Vieira            (b. 1939)
20 Apr 1991 -  7 Oct 1997  Mário Fernando de Campos Pinto        (b. 1931)
 7 Oct 1997 - 27 Mar 2003  Alberto Manuel de Sequeira Leal       (b. 1927) 
                             Sampaio da Nóvoa 
27 Mar 2003 - 30 Mar 2006  Álvaro José Brilhante Laborinho       (b. 1941)
                             Lúcio 
Representatives of the Republic
30 Mar 2006 - 11 Apr 2011  José António Mesquita                 (b. 1936)
11 Apr 2011 -              Pedro Manuel dos Reis Alves Catarino  (b. 1941)

President of the Regional Governing Junta
26 Aug 1975 -  8 Sep 1976  Altino Amadeu Pinto de Magalhães      (b. 1922)           Mil
Presidents of the Regional Government
 8 Sep 1976 - 20 Oct 1995  João Bosco Soares Mota Amaral         (b. 1943)           PSD 
20 Oct 1995 -  9 Nov 1996  Alberto Romão Madruga da Costa        (b. 1940)           PSD
 9 Nov 1996 -  6 Nov 2012  Carlos Manuel Martins do Vale César   (b. 1956)           PS 
 6 Nov 2012 -              Vasco Ilídio Alves Cordeiro           (b. 1973)           PS

 

Commander of the U.S. Naval Base Ponta Delgada
18 Jan 1918 -  1 Sep 1919  Herbert Owar Dunn                     (b. 1857 - d. 1939)
British Air Officer Commanding in the Azores
1943 - 1945                Sir Geoffrey Rhodes Bromet            (b. 1891 - d. 1983)
Commanders of the U.S. Azores Reconnaissance Party at Lajes
(subordinated to the British Commander)
11 Dec 1943 - 28 Dec 1943  Arthur F. Callahan (acting)
28 Dec 1943 - 24 Jan 1944  David A. Morris (acting)              (b. 1895 - d. 1980)
24 Jan 1944 - 13 Oct 1944  Albert D. Smith                       (b. 1887 - d. 1970)
13 Oct 1944 - 17 Dec 1944  
Harry L. Putnam (acting)
17 Dec 1944 - 19 Jun 1945  
Sigmund F. Landers                    (b. 1891 - d. 1980) 
19 Jun 1945 - 16 Dec 1945 
George O. Bond                        (b. 1904 - d. 1970) 

Party abbreviations: PS = Partido Socialista (Socialist Party, social-democratic, est.1973); PSD = Partido Social Democrata (Social Democrat Party, center-right, est.1974); Mil = Military


Island Donatarias

Santa Maria

c.1461                     Santa Maria e São Miguel a donataria.
10 Mar 1474                Santa Maria a donataria
 2 Aug 1766                Part of the Captaincy-general of the Azores.
 4 Jun 1832                Incorporated into the Crown possessions.

Commander and captain
1439 - c.1461              Gonçalo Velho Cabral                  (b. c.1400 - d. c.1461)
Captains-donatary (capitão do donatário da ilha de Santa Maria)
c.146
1 - 1499              João Soares de Albergaria             (b. c.1415 - d. 1499)
                             (confirmed and São Miguel separated 10 Mar 1474)
1499 -  2 Jan 1571         João Soares de Sousa                  (b. 14.. - d. 1571)
1500? - 1522               João de Marvão -Regent
 2 Jan 1571 - 1580         Pedro Soares de Sousa
1580 - 1594                Jerónimo Coutinho                     (b. c.1545 - d. ....)
1594 - 1626                Brás Soares de Sousa                  (b. c.1570 - d. 1634) 
26 Jun 1626 - 1634         Pedro Soares de Sousa
1634 - 1649                Brás Soares de Sousa II
1649 - 1654?               Branca de Gama
1654 - 12 Dec 1657         João Falcão de Sousa                  (d. 1657)
1657 - 1667                Joana de Meneses (f)  
23 May 1667 - 15 Aug 1720  Luís de Vasconcelos e Sousa,          (b. 1636 - d. 1720)
                             conde de Castelho Melhor
15 Aug 1720 -  2 Feb 1734  Afonso Caminha de Vasconcelos e       (b. 1664 - d. 1734)
                             Sousa Cunha Camara Faro e Veiga,
                             conde de Castelho Melhor 
 2 Feb 1734 - 20 Apr 1769  José de Vasconcelos e Sousa           (b. 1706 - d. 1769) 
                             Caminha Câmara Faro e Veiga, 
                             conde de Castelho Melhor
20 Apr 1769 -  6 Jun 1801  António José de Vasconcelos e Sousa   (b. 1738 - d. 1801)
                             Câmara Caminha Faro e Veiga,
                             conde de Calheta e marquês de
                             Castelho Melhor
 6 Jun 1801 - 27 Aug 1827  Afonso de Vasconcelos e Sousa da      (b. 1783 - d. 1827)
                             Câmara Caminha Faro e Veiga,      
                             conde de Calheta e marquês de
                             Castelho Melhor
27 Aug 1827 -  4 Jun 1832  António de Vasconcelos e Sousa da     (b. 1816 - d. 1858)
                             Câmara Caminha Faro e Veiga,
                             conde de Calheta e marquês de
                             Castelho Melhor


São Miguel

10 Mar 1474                São Miguel a donataria.
 2 Aug 1766                Part of the Captaincy-general of the Azores.
13 Feb 1820                Incorporated into the Crown possessions.

Captains-donatary (capitão donatário da Ilha de São Miguel)
10 Mar 1474 - 27 Nov 1497  Rui Gonçalves da Câmara I             (b. c.1430 - d. 1497)
27 Nov 1497 - 1502         João Rodrigues da Câmara              (b. c.1460 - d. 1502)
1502 - 20 Oct 1535         Rui Gonçalves da Câmara II            (b. c.1490 - d. 1535)
1502 - 1504                Pedro Rodrigues da Câmara -Regent
20 Oct 1535 - 13 Mar 1578  Manuel da Câmara                      (b. 1504 - d. 1578)
13 Mar 1578 - 1601         Rui Gonçalves da Câmara III,          (b. c.1550 - d. c.1601)
                             (from 23 Jun 1583) conde da Vila
                             Franca
25 Oct 1601 - 1619         Manuel Luís Baltasar da Câmara,       (b. c.1570 - d. 1619)
                             conde da Vila Franca
1619 - 30 Apr 1662         Rodrigo da Câmara,                    (b. 1594 - d. 1662)
                             conde de Vila Franca
15 Sep 1662 - 29 Dec 1673  Manuel Luís Baltasar da Câmara,       (b. 1630 - d. 1673)
                             conde de Vila Franca e 
                             conde da Ribeira Grande 
29 Dec 1673 -  7 Mar 1724  José Rodrigo da Câmara,               (b. 1665 - d. 1724) 
                             conde de Ribeira Grande
 7 Mar 1724 - 24 Jun 1757  José da Câmara Teles,                 (b. 1712 - d. 1757)
                             conde de Ribeira Grande
24 Jun 1757 -  2 Aug 1766  Joana Tomásia da Câmara,              (b. 1730 - d. 1782)
                             condessa da Ribeira Grande
 2 Aug 1766 - 26 Mar 1802  Luís António José Maria da Câmara,    (b. 1754 - d. 1802)
                             conde da Ribeira Grande
26 Mar 1802 - 13 Feb 1820  José Maria Gonçalves Zarco da Câmara, (b. 1784 - d. 1820)
                             conde da Ribeira Grande


Praia (Terceira) and Angra

1450                       Ilha de Jesus Cristo donataria.
17 Feb 1474                Divided into Praia and Angra (São Jorge) donatarias.
1641 - 1642                Angra and Angra confiscated by the crown.
1655 - 1663                Angra confiscated by the crown.
1712 - 1715                Angra confiscated by the crown.
1749                       Praia incorporated into the Crown possessions.
 2 Aug 1766                Part of the Captaincy-general of the Azores.

Captains-donatary of Ilha de Jesus Cristo (Terceira)
1450 - 1466                Jácomo de Bruges (= Jacob van Brugge)   
1466 - 1474                Álvaro Martins Homem I                (d. c.1483)
Captains-donatary of Praia (capitão donatário da Praia)
17 Feb 1474 - 1483         Álvaro Martins Homem I                (s.a.)
1483 - 1520                Antão Martins Homem                   (d. 1531) 
1520 - 1535                Álvaro Martins Homem II               (d. 1535)
1535 -  9 Jun 1577         Antão Martins da Câmara               (b. 1533 - d. 1577)
1577 - 1655                the Captains-donatary of Angra
16 Jul 1663 - 28 Apr 1664  Francisco de Ornelas da Câmara        (b. 1606 - d. 1664) 
1665 - 1712                Brás de Ornelas                       (b. 16.. - d. 1712)
1712 - 1715                Vacant
1715 - 1749                Luís António de Basto Baharem
Captains-donatary of Angra
(capitão donatário de Angra)
 2 Apr 1474 -  2 Jul 1496  João Vaz Corte Real                   (b. c.1420 - d. 1496)
 2 Jul 1496 -  3 Aug 1538  Vasco Annes Corte Real I              (b. c.1445 - d. 1538)
 3 Aug 1538 - 21 Mar 1577  Manuel Corte Real                     (b. 1510 - d. 1577)
21 Mar 1577 - Nov 1581     Vasco Annes Corte Real II             (b. 1530 - d. 1581?)
Nov 1581 - 26 Jun 1610     Margarida Corte Real (f)              (b. 1570 - d. 1610)
                           - jointly with -
Nov 1581 - 26 Dec 1613     Cristóvão de Moura y Tavara           (b. 1538 - d. 1613)
                             conde (from 29 Jan 1600, marquês)
                             de Castelo Rodrigo
26 Dec 1613 - 1641         Manuel de Moura Corte Real,           (b. 1590 - d. 1651) 
                             marquês de Castelo Rodrigo 
1641 - 1642                Vacant
1642 -  4 Aug 1649         Afonso de Portugal, conde de          (b. 1591 - d. 1649) 
                             Vimioso (from 1643) e marquês de
                             Aguiar 
 4 Aug 1649 - Apr 1655     Luís de Portugal, conde de Vimioso    (b. 1620 - d. 1655)
                             e marquês de Aguiar  


Graciosa

1470                       Praia da Graciosa a donataria.
1475 - 1485               
Santa Cruz da Graciosa a donataria in northern part of island.
1485                       Graciosa a donataria.
18 Feb 1737                Incorporated into the Crown possessions.
 2 Aug 1766                Part of the Captaincy-general of the Azores.

Captains-donatary (capitão donatário da ilha Graciosa)
1470 - c.1475              Duarte Barreto do Couto               (d. c.1475)
c.1475 - 1485              Vasco Gil Sodré                       (b. c.1450 - d. c.1500)
1475 - 1497                Pedro Correia da Cunha                (b. 1440 - d. 1497)

                             (of Santa Cruz da Graciosa to 1485)
1499 - 1507                
Duarte Correia da Cunha               (d. 1507)
28 Sep 1507 - 1510         Fernão Coutinho
I                     (d. 1510)
 3 Aug 1510 - 1524         Álvaro Coutinho I
26 Feb 1524 - 1552         Álvaro Coutinho II
 6 Apr 1552 - 1573         Fernando Coutinho II
20 Apr 1573 - 1593         Fernando Coutinho III                 (d. 1593)
 4 Sep 1593 - 1626         Fernando Coutinho IV                  (d. 1626)
 7 Jul 1626 - 1666         Fernando Coutinho V                   (d. 1666)
 7 Apr 1666 - 1674         Luís Mendes de Elvas     

 8 May 1674 - 1703        
Pedro Sanches Farinha e Baena         (b. 16.. - d. 1703)        
 
4 Aug 1703 - 1708         Manuel José Sanches Baena Farinha
 
6 Dec 1708 - 19 Sep 1730  Rodrigo Sanches Farinha e Baena       (b. 1653 - d. 1730)
19 Sep 1730 - 18 Feb 1737  Pedro Sanches Farinha de Baena        (b. 1712 - d. 1737)


Faial e Pico

1460                       Pico a donataria.
21 Feb 1468                Faial a donataria.
29 Dec 1482                Faial and Pico a donataria.
1642 - 1680                Confiscated by the crown.
18 Feb 1737                Incorporated into the Crown possessions.
 2 Aug 1766                Part of the Captaincy-general of the Azores.

Captains-donatary (from 29 Dec 1482, capitão donatário da ilha do Faial e da ilha do Pico)
1460 - 29 Dec 1482         Álvaro de Ornelas (in Pico)
21 Feb 1468 - 1495         Joss de Utra (=
Jobst van Hürter)     (b. 1430? - d. 1500?)
                            
(Faial only to 29 Dec 1482)
1495 - 1549                João Dutra
1549 - 1553                Manuel de Utra Corte Real             (d. 1553)
1553 - 1573                Álvaro de Castro 
1573 - 1582                Francisco de Mascarenhas 
1582 - 1614                Jerónimo de Utra Corte Real           (d. 1614)
1614 - 1642                Manuel de Moura Corte Real,           (b. 1590 - d. 1651) 
                             marquês de Castelo Rodrigo 
1642 - 1680                Vacant
1680 - 18 Feb 1737         the captains-donatary of Angra
1825 – 1832                Manuel de Arriaga Pereira
                             (honrary
captain-donatary)


Flores e Corvo

28 Jan 1475                Flores e Corvo donataria is established, but the 
                             islands remain settled.
 1 Mar 1504                Flores e Corvo donataria re-established.
1570 - 1593                Administered by the Ordem de Cristo (Order of Christ).
1759 - 1814                Confiscated by the crown.
 2 Aug 1766                Part of the Captaincy-general of the Azores.
1832                       
Incorporated into the Crown possessions.

Captains
1452 - 1472?               Diogo de Teive 
1472? - 1475               João de Teive
Captains-donatary (capitão donatário da ilha do Flores e da ilha do Corvo)
28 Jan 1475 -  1 Apr 1477  Fernão Teles de Meneses               (b. 1431 - d. 1477)
 
1 Apr 1477 - 1504         Maria de Vilhena (f)                  (b. c.1430 - d ....)
                           + Rui Teles
 1 Mar 1504 - 1526         João da Fonseca 
 
6 Aug 1526 - 1548         Pêro da Fonseca
12 Jan 1548 - 1593         Gonçalo de Sousa da Fonseca
17 Sep 1593 - 1608         Francisco de Mascarenhas,             (b. c.1530 - d. 1608)
                             conde de Vila da Horta e
                             conde de Santa Cruz 
 3 Jan
1608 - 1650         Martinho de Mascarenhas,              (b. 1570 - d. 16..)
                             conde de Santa Cruz
15 Jun 1650 - 1657         Brites de Mascarenhas (f)             (b. c.1610 - d. 1657)
                           + João de Mascarenhas
,                (b. c.1600 - d. 1668)
                             conde de Santa Cruz
30 Jun 1657 - 1676         Martinho de Mascarenhas,              (b. c.1630 - d. 1676)
                             conde de Santa Cruz 
1676 - 1692                João de Mascarenhas,                  (b. 1650 - d. 1691)
                             conde de Santa Cruz e 
                             marquês de Gouveia
                           
(confirmed 4 Apr 1682)
 2 Jul 1692 - 1723         Martinho de Mascarenhas,              (b. 1681 - d. 1723) 
                             conde de Santa Cruz e 
                             marquês de Gouveia
1723 - 13 Jan 1759         José de Mascarenhas da Silva e        (b. 1708 - d. 1759) 
                             Lencastre, marquês de Gouveia, 
                             conde de Santa Cruz e duque 
                             de Aveiro
1759 - 1815                Vacant
1815 - 1832                Pedro José Caupers                    (b. 1761 - d. 1834)






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