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Francisco de Bobadilla

Born: 14XX AD
Died: 1502 AD
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1499 – Appointed to succeed Christopher Columbus as governor of Spain’s new territories in the Americas by Ferdinand and Queen Isabella.

1500 – He upheld accusations of mismanagement made against Columbus, and had Columbus sent back to Spain.

1502 – Replaced as governor of Hispaniola by Nicolas de Ovando.

         – His ship was caught in a hurricane, and he drowned upon returning to Spain.

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