Galvez, Bernardo de
1746 - Gálvez, Bernardo de was born.
1776 - He served in the Spanish army before going to Louisiana as the young commandant of the troops stationed there.
1777 - He assumed the governorship on the 1st of January.
1779 - He permitted Oliver Pollock to establish at New Orleans. After Spain declared war on England.
- He became a more active ally, capturing Baton Rouge and Natchez.
1783-1784 - He was richly rewarded for his services, being made count of Gálvez, lieutenant general of the royal armies, and captain general of Louisiana and the Floridas.
- He became, in addition, captain general of Cuba.
1785 - His father, Matías de Gálvez, as viceroy of New Spain.
1786 - Galvez Bernardo de died.
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