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Encyclopedia > List of Governors of Puerto Rico

Since 1949, the Governor of Puerto Rico is elected by the people of Puerto Rico to a four year term. Before 1949 the Governor of Puerto Rico was appointed by Spain (during Spanish rule) or by the President of the United States. The Governor's residence is known as La Fortaleza. 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Seal of the Governor of Puerto Rico The Governor of Puerto Rico is the Head of Government of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... The President of the United States (often abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ... La Fortaleza (or The Fortress in English) is the current residence of the Governor of Puerto Rico. ...

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List of Governors of Puerto Rico

Governors under Spanish Crown

Vicente Yáñez Pinzón (1460? - after 1523) was Spanish navigator, explorer, and conquistador. ... Events February - Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor attacks Venice June 6 - Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a three year truce and cede several territories to Venice December 10 - League of Cambrai formed as an alliance against Venice between... Events Diego Velázquez and Hernán Cortés conquer Cuba; Velázquez appointed Governor. ... Juan Ponce de León Juan Ponce de León (c. ... San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico. ... Events Diego Velázquez and Hernán Cortés conquer Cuba; Velázquez appointed Governor. ... Events January 20 - Christian II becomes King of Denmark and Norway. ... Events January 20 - Christian II becomes King of Denmark and Norway. ... // Events March - Louis XII of France makes peace with Emperor Maximilian. ... // Events March - Louis XII of France makes peace with Emperor Maximilian. ... // Events June - Invasion of Persia by Sultan Selim I of the Ottoman Empire. ... // Events June - Invasion of Persia by Sultan Selim I of the Ottoman Empire. ... Events March 4 - Hernán Cortés lands in Mexico. ... Juan Ponce de León Juan Ponce de León (c. ... Events March 4 - Hernán Cortés lands in Mexico. ... Events March 4 - Hernán Cortés lands in Mexico. ... Events January 3 - Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther. ... Events January 3 - Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther. ... Events April - Battle of Villalar - Forces loyal to Emperor Charles V defeat the Comuneros, a league of urban bourgeois rebelling against Charles in Spain. ... Events April - Battle of Villalar - Forces loyal to Emperor Charles V defeat the Comuneros, a league of urban bourgeois rebelling against Charles in Spain. ... Events March 1, 1524/5 - Giovanni da Verrazano lands near Cape Fear (approx. ... Events March 1, 1524/5 - Giovanni da Verrazano lands near Cape Fear (approx. ... Events April 22 - Treaty of Saragossa divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal, stipulating that the dividing line should lie 297. ... Events April 22 - Treaty of Saragossa divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal, stipulating that the dividing line should lie 297. ... Events June 25 - Augsburg confession presented to Charles V of Holy Roman Empire. ... Events June 25 - Augsburg confession presented to Charles V of Holy Roman Empire. ... // Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... // Events February 2 - Spaniard Pedro de Mendoza founds Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... Events April 11 - Battle of Ceresole - French forces under the Comte dEnghien defeat Imperial forces under the Marques Del Vasto near Turin. ... Events April 11 - Battle of Ceresole - French forces under the Comte dEnghien defeat Imperial forces under the Marques Del Vasto near Turin. ... Events April 11 - Battle of Ceresole - French forces under the Comte dEnghien defeat Imperial forces under the Marques Del Vasto near Turin. ... // Events Spanish conquest of Yucatan Peace between England and France Foundation of Trinity College, Cambridge by Henry VIII of England Katharina von Bora flees to Magdeburg Science Architecture Michelangelo Buonarroti is made chief architect of St. ... // Events Spanish conquest of Yucatan Peace between England and France Foundation of Trinity College, Cambridge by Henry VIII of England Katharina von Bora flees to Magdeburg Science Architecture Michelangelo Buonarroti is made chief architect of St. ... Events Mary I of Scotland sent to France Births September 2 - Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (died 1616) September 29 - William V, Duke of Bavaria (died 1626) Francesco Andreini, Italian actor (died 1624) Giordano Bruno, Italian philosopher, astronomer, and occultist (burned at the stake) 1600 (died 1600) Honda Tadakatsu, Japanese general... Events Mary I of Scotland sent to France Births September 2 - Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (died 1616) September 29 - William V, Duke of Bavaria (died 1626) Francesco Andreini, Italian actor (died 1624) Giordano Bruno, Italian philosopher, astronomer, and occultist (burned at the stake) 1600 (died 1600) Honda Tadakatsu, Japanese general... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... Events Russia breaks 60 year old truce with Sweden by attacking Finland February 2 - Diet of Augsburg begins February 4 - John Rogers becomes first Protestant martyr in England February 9 - Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake May 23 - Paul IV becomes Pope. ... Events Russia breaks 60 year old truce with Sweden by attacking Finland February 2 - Diet of Augsburg begins February 4 - John Rogers becomes first Protestant martyr in England February 9 - Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake May 23 - Paul IV becomes Pope. ... Events Russia breaks 60 year old truce with Sweden by attacking Finland February 2 - Diet of Augsburg begins February 4 - John Rogers becomes first Protestant martyr in England February 9 - Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake May 23 - Paul IV becomes Pope. ... // Events The Edict of Orleans suspends the persecution of the Huguenots. ... // Events The Edict of Orleans suspends the persecution of the Huguenots. ... Events March 8 — Naples bans kissing in public under the penalty of death June 22 — Fort Caroline, the first French attempt at colonizing the New World September 10 — The Battle of Kawanakajima Ottoman Turks invade Malta Modern pencil becomes common in England Conquistadors crossed the Pacific Spanish founded a colony... Events March 8 — Naples bans kissing in public under the penalty of death June 22 — Fort Caroline, the first French attempt at colonizing the New World September 10 — The Battle of Kawanakajima Ottoman Turks invade Malta Modern pencil becomes common in England Conquistadors crossed the Pacific Spanish founded a colony... Events March 23 - Peace of Longjumeau ends the Second War of Religion in France. ... Events March 23 - Peace of Longjumeau ends the Second War of Religion in France. ... Events April 14 - Battle of Mookerheyde. ... Events February 13 - Henry III of France is crowned at Reims February 14 - Henry III of France marries Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont June 28 - Oda Nobunaga defeats Takeda Katsuyori in the battle of Nagashino, which has been called Japans first modern battle. ... Events January 6 - The Union of Atrecht united the southern Netherlands under the Duke of Parma, governor in the name of king Philip II of Spain. ... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ... Events January 16 - English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism April 4 - Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I. July 26 - The Northern Netherlands proclaim their independence from Spain in the Oath of Abjuration. ... Events January 16 - English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism April 4 - Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I. July 26 - The Northern Netherlands proclaim their independence from Spain in the Oath of Abjuration. ... Events January 15 - Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to Poland February 24 - Pope Gregory XIII implements the Gregorian Calendar. ... Juan Ponce de Leon II born in Puerto Rico in the early part of the 16th century, was the first Puerto Rican to assume the temporary governorship of Puerto Rico. ... Events January 15 - Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to Poland February 24 - Pope Gregory XIII implements the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events May 18 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. ... Events May 18 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. ... Events 17 January - A court case in Guildford recorded evidence that a certain plot of land was used for playing “kreckett” (i. ... Events 17 January - A court case in Guildford recorded evidence that a certain plot of land was used for playing “kreckett” (i. ... Juan Ponce de Leon II born in Puerto Rico in the early part of the 16th century, was the first Puerto Rican to assume the temporary governorship of Puerto Rico. ... Events 17 January - A court case in Guildford recorded evidence that a certain plot of land was used for playing “kreckett” (i. ... Events January 7 - Boris Godunov seizes the throne of Russia following the death of his brother-in-law, Tsar Feodor I April 13 - Edict of Nantes - Henry IV of France grants French Huguenots equal rights with Catholics. ... Events Swedish King Sigismund III Vasa is replaced by his brother Charles IX of Sweden. ... This page is about the year. ... This page is about the year. ... Events March 18 - Sissinios formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia May 14 - Protestant Union founded in Auhausen. ... Events March 18 - Sissinios formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia May 14 - Protestant Union founded in Auhausen. ... Events April 5 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe. ... Events April 5 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe. ... Events September 6 - English emigrants on the Mayflower depart from Plymouth, England for the future New England and arrive at the end of the year. ... Events September 6 - English emigrants on the Mayflower depart from Plymouth, England for the future New England and arrive at the end of the year. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... Events February 22 - Native American Quadequine introduces Popcorn to English colonists. ... // Events February 5 - Roger Williams emigrates to Boston. ... Events February 10 - The Académie française in Paris is expanded to become a national academy for the artistic elite. ... Events February 10 - The Académie française in Paris is expanded to become a national academy for the artistic elite. ... Events The Long Parliament passes a series of legislation designed to contain Charles Is absolutist tendencies. ... Events The Long Parliament passes a series of legislation designed to contain Charles Is absolutist tendencies. ... Events January 4 - Charles I attempts to arrest five leading members of the Long Parliament, but they escape. ... // Events January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji islands. ... // Events January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji islands. ... // Events Peace treaty signed at Westphalia ends the Thirty Years War. ... // Events January 30 - King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland is beheaded. ... Events New Sweden (Delaware) attacked and captured by Dutch forces. ... Events New Sweden (Delaware) attacked and captured by Dutch forces. ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... Events Expulsion of the Carib indigenous people from Martinique by French occupying forces. ... Events March 12 - New Jersey becomes a colony of England. ... Events March 12 - New Jersey becomes a colony of England. ... 1670 was a common year beginning on a Saturday in countries using the Julian calendar and a Wednesday in countries using the Gregorian calendar. ... 1670 was a common year beginning on a Saturday in countries using the Julian calendar and a Wednesday in countries using the Gregorian calendar. ... Events February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. ... Events February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. ... Events February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. ... Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim August 10 - Building of the Royal Greenwich Observatory began November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ... Events August 10 - Treaty of Nijmegen ends the Dutch War. ... Events August 10 - Treaty of Nijmegen ends the Dutch War. ... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... Events February 6 - James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ... Events February 6 - James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ... Events Giovanni Domenico Cassini observes differential rotation within Jupiters atmosphere. ... Events Giovanni Domenico Cassini observes differential rotation within Jupiters atmosphere. ... Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament. ... Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament. ... Events September 20 - The Treaty of Ryswick December 2 – St Pauls Cathedral opened in London Peter the Great travels in Europe officially incognito as artilleryman Pjotr Mikhailov Use of palanquins increases in Europe Christopher Polhem starts Swedens first technical school. ... Events September 20 - The Treaty of Ryswick December 2 – St Pauls Cathedral opened in London Peter the Great travels in Europe officially incognito as artilleryman Pjotr Mikhailov Use of palanquins increases in Europe Christopher Polhem starts Swedens first technical school. ... Events January 4 - Palace of Whitehall in London is destroyed by fire. ... Events January 4 - Palace of Whitehall in London is destroyed by fire. ... Events January 26 - Treaty of Karlowitz signed March 30 - the tenth Sikh Master, Guru Gobind Singh created the Khalsa. ... Events January 1 - Russia accepts Julian calendar. ... Events February 2 - Earthquake in Aquila, Italy February 4 - In Japan, the 47 samurai commit seppuku (ritual suicide) February 14 - Earthquake in Norcia, Italy April 21 - Company of Quenching of Fire (ie. ... Events February 2 - Earthquake in Aquila, Italy February 4 - In Japan, the 47 samurai commit seppuku (ritual suicide) February 14 - Earthquake in Norcia, Italy April 21 - Company of Quenching of Fire (ie. ... Events February 2 - Earthquake in Aquila, Italy February 4 - In Japan, the 47 samurai commit seppuku (ritual suicide) February 14 - Earthquake in Norcia, Italy April 21 - Company of Quenching of Fire (ie. ... Events Building of the Students Monument in Aiud, Romania. ... Events Construction begins on Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire, England. ... Events March 27 - Concluding that Emperor Iyasus I of Ethiopia had abdicated by retiring to a monastery, a council of high officials appoint Tekle Haymanot I Emperor of Ethiopia May 23 - Battle of Ramillies September 7 - The Battle of Turin in the War of Spanish Succession - forces of Austria and... Events March 27 - Concluding that Emperor Iyasus I of Ethiopia had abdicated by retiring to a monastery, a council of high officials appoint Tekle Haymanot I Emperor of Ethiopia May 23 - Battle of Ramillies September 7 - The Battle of Turin in the War of Spanish Succession - forces of Austria and... // Events March 23 - James Francis Edward Stuart lands at the Firth of Forth July 1 - Tewoflos becomes Emperor of Ethiopia September 28 - Peter the Great defeats the Swedes at the Battle of Lesnaya Kandahar conquered by Mir Wais In Masuria one third of the population die during the plague J... // Events January 12 - Two-month freezing period begins in France - The coast of the Atlantic and Seine River freeze, crops fail and at least 24. ... // Events September 1 - King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years, leaving the throne of his exhausted and indebted country to his great-grandson Louis XV. Regent for the new, five years old monarch is Philippe dOrléans, nephew of Louis XIV. September - First of... // Events Natchez, one of the oldest towns on the Mississippi, founded. ... // Events Natchez, one of the oldest towns on the Mississippi, founded. ... // Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... // Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... Events January 14 - King Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne February 20 - The premiere of Giulio Cesare, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel, takes place in London June 23 - Treaty of Constantinople signed. ... Events January 14 - King Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne February 20 - The premiere of Giulio Cesare, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel, takes place in London June 23 - Treaty of Constantinople signed. ... Events Pope Clement XII elected September 17 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed III (1703-1730) to Mahmud I (1730-1754) Anna Ivanova (Anna I of Russia) became czarina Births May 13 - Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. ... Events 10 Downing Street becomes the official residence of the United Kingdoms Prime Minister when Robert Walpole moves in. ... // Events February 14 - Henry Pelham becomes British Prime Minister February 21 - - The premiere in London of George Frideric Handels oratorio, Samson. ... // Events February 14 - Henry Pelham becomes British Prime Minister February 21 - - The premiere in London of George Frideric Handels oratorio, Samson. ... // Events The third French and Indian War, known as King Georges War, breaks out at Port Royal, Nova Scotia Ongoing events War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) Births May 19 - Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen of George III of Great Britain (d. ... // Events The third French and Indian War, known as King Georges War, breaks out at Port Royal, Nova Scotia Ongoing events War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) Births May 19 - Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen of George III of Great Britain (d. ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London, England April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London, England April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex... Events Adam Smith is appointed professor of logic at the University of Glasgow March 31 - The future King George III of the United Kingdom succeeds his father as Prince of Wales. ... 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Joan Prim, Spanish general and statesman General Juan Prim, Marquis of los Castillejos, Count of Reus (December 12, 1814 – December 30, 1870), Spanish soldier and statesman, was the son of Lieut. ... 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Governors under U.S. colonial administration

Military Government

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Post-Foraker Act of 1900

The Foraker Act, also known as the Organic Act of 1900, established civilian government on the island of Puerto Rico newly acquired by the United States as a result of the Spanish-American War. ... 1900 is a common year starting on Monday. ... 1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Honorable Charles Herbert Allen was born in Lowell, Massachusetts on April 15, 1848 and died at his Rolfe Street home in Lowell on April 20, 1934. ... The name Mckinley redirects here. ... 1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... William Henry Hunt (March 28, 1790 - February 10, 1864), was an English water-colour painter. ... 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1909 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1909 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Link title1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 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Juan Bernardo Huyke (1880-1961) was the first Puerto Rican born to serve as Governor of Puerto Rico. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1932 is a leap year starting on a Friday. ... Assistant Secretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt Jr. ... 1932 is a leap year starting on a Friday. ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... José E. Colón was briefly acting Governor of Puerto Rico between June 25, 1939 and 11 September 1939 after the previous governor, Blanton C. Winship, was removed from the office by President Franklin D. Roosevelt for alleged abuse of his authority in depriving the people of Puerto Rico of... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... William Leahy, circa 1945 For information about the Boston College president see William P. Leahy, SJ. William Daniel Leahy (May 6, 1875 – July 20, 1959) was an American naval officer and the first such officer ever to hold the rank of Fleet Admiral and the first ever to hold five... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Dr. José Miguel Gallardo (1897-1976) was a professor at the University of Puerto Rico and two-time (acting) Governor of Puerto Rico. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Guy J. Swope (December 26, 1892 - July 25, 1969) was a teacher, accountant, and Democratic politician whose career included one term as a United States Congressman in the Seventy-seventh United States Congress, serving as a Director in the United States Department of Interior under Franklin D. Roosevelt, and serving... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Dr. José Miguel Gallardo (1897-1976) was a professor at the University of Puerto Rico and two-time (acting) Governor of Puerto Rico. ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Rexford Guy Tugwell (July 10, 1891 - July 21, 1979) was an agricultural economist under Franklin D. Roosevelts administration and one of the contributors on his New Deal. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Order: 1st Puerto Rican to be appointed governor by the government of the United States Term of Office: 1946–1949 Predecessor: Rexford Guy Tugwell Successor: Luis Muñoz Marín (1949) Date of Birth: April 6, 1897 Date of Death: November 16, 1952 Place of Birth: Carolina, Puerto Rico Profession... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... Order: 1st Democratically Elected Governor Term of Office: January 2, 1949–January 2, 1965 Predecessor: None Successor: Roberto Sánchez Vilella Date of Birth: Monday, February 18, 1898 Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico Date of Death: Thursday, April 30, 1980 Place of Death: San Juan, Puerto Rico First... The Popular Democratic Party of Puerto Rico —or Partido Popular Democrático de Puerto Rico (PPD) in Spanish— is a political party that stands for Puerto Rico to be a free associated state of the United States, which is also known as a commonwealth status. ...

Governors under the 1952 Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is the basic governing document of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... Order: 1st Democratically Elected Governor Term of Office: January 2, 1949–January 2, 1965 Predecessor: None Successor: Roberto Sánchez Vilella Date of Birth: Monday, February 18, 1898 Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico Date of Death: Thursday, April 30, 1980 Place of Death: San Juan, Puerto Rico First... The Popular Democratic Party of Puerto Rico —or Partido Popular Democrático de Puerto Rico (PPD) in Spanish— is a political party that stands for Puerto Rico to be a free associated state of the United States, which is also known as a commonwealth status. ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Order: 2nd Democratically Elected Governor Term of Office: January 2, 1965–January 2, 1969 Predecessor: Luis Muñoz Marín Successor: Luis A. Ferré Date of Birth: Friday, February 19, 1913 Place of Birth: Humacao, Puerto Rico Date of Death: Monday, March 24, 1997 Place of Death: San Juan, Puerto... The Popular Democratic Party of Puerto Rico —or Partido Popular Democrático de Puerto Rico (PPD) in Spanish— is a political party that stands for Puerto Rico to be a free associated state of the United States, which is also known as a commonwealth status. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... Order: 3rd Democratically Elected Governor Term of Office: January 2, 1969–January 2, 1973 Predecessor: Roberto Sánchez Vilella Successor: Rafael Hernández Colón Date of Birth: Saturday, February 17, 1904 Place of Birth: Ponce, Puerto Rico Date of Death: Tuesday, October 21, 2003 Place of Death: San Juan... The New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico —or Partido Nuevo Progresista de Puerto Rico (PNP) in Spanish— is a political party that campaigns for Puerto Rico to become a state of the United States. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... Order: 4th Democratically Elected Governor Term of Office: January 2, 1973–January 2, 1977 January 2, 1985 – January 2, 1993 Predecessor: Luis A. Ferré (1973) Carlos Romero Barceló (1985) Successor: Carlos Romero Barceló (1977) Pedro Rosselló (1993) Date of Birth: Friday, October 24, 1936 Place of Birth: Ponce, Puerto Rico... The Popular Democratic Party of Puerto Rico —or Partido Popular Democrático de Puerto Rico (PPD) in Spanish— is a political party that stands for Puerto Rico to be a free associated state of the United States, which is also known as a commonwealth status. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Order: 5th Democratically Elected Governor Term of Office: January 2, 1977– January 2, 1985 Predecessor: Rafael Hernández Colón Successor: Rafael Hernández Colón Date of Birth: Sunday, September 4, 1932 Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico First Lady: Kate Donnally Profession: Lawyer Political Party: New Progressive... The New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico —or Partido Nuevo Progresista de Puerto Rico (PNP) in Spanish— is a political party that campaigns for Puerto Rico to become a state of the United States. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Order: 4th Democratically Elected Governor Term of Office: January 2, 1973–January 2, 1977 January 2, 1985 – January 2, 1993 Predecessor: Luis A. Ferré (1973) Carlos Romero Barceló (1985) Successor: Carlos Romero Barceló (1977) Pedro Rosselló (1993) Date of Birth: Friday, October 24, 1936 Place of Birth: Ponce, Puerto Rico... The Popular Democratic Party of Puerto Rico —or Partido Popular Democrático de Puerto Rico (PPD) in Spanish— is a political party that stands for Puerto Rico to be a free associated state of the United States, which is also known as a commonwealth status. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Order: 6th Democratically Elected Governor Term of Office: January 2, 1993– January 2, 2001 Predecessor: Rafael Hernández Colón Successor: Sila Calderón Date of Birth: Monday, April 5, 1944 Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico First Lady: Maga Nevares Profession: Pedriatician Political Party: New Progressive Party Resident... The New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico —or Partido Nuevo Progresista de Puerto Rico (PNP) in Spanish— is a political party that campaigns for Puerto Rico to become a state of the United States. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Order: 7th Democratically Elected Governor Term of Office: January 2, 2001– January 2, 2005 Predecessor: Pedro Rosselló González Successor: Aníbal Acevedo Vilá Date of Birth: Sunday, September 23, 1942 Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico Husband: Divorced Profession: Business Woman Political Party: Popular Democratic Party Resident Commissioner... The Popular Democratic Party of Puerto Rico —or Partido Popular Democrático de Puerto Rico (PPD) in Spanish— is a political party that stands for Puerto Rico to be a free associated state of the United States, which is also known as a commonwealth status. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Order: 8th Democratically Elected Governor Term of Office: January 2, 2005– Predecessor: Sila Calderón Successor: Incumbent Date of Birth: Friday, February 13, 1962 Place of Birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico First Lady: Luis Gándara Profession: Lawyer Political Party: Popular Democratic Party Resident Commissioner: Luis Fortuño (2005-) An... The Popular Democratic Party of Puerto Rico —or Partido Popular Democrático de Puerto Rico (PPD) in Spanish— is a political party that stands for Puerto Rico to be a free associated state of the United States, which is also known as a commonwealth status. ...

Related topics

Puerto Rico is a United States territory given special commonwealth status. ... The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is the basic governing document of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. ... The federal government of the United States was established by the United States Constitution. ... The Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico is a nonvoting representative of the United States House of Representatives elected by Puerto Ricans every 4 years. ...

External links

  • List of Puerto Rico Governors on WorldStatesmen.org

 
 

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