List of Viceroys of Peru
The viceroys of Peru ruled the Viceroyalty of Peru from 1544 to 1826 in the name of the King of Spain. The territories under de jure rule by the viceroys included in the 16th and 17th century almost all of South America except eastern Brazil.
|Viceroy of Peru|
|Residence||The Viceroy palace|
(Now the Government Palace)
|Appointer||The King of Spain|
|First holder||Francisco Pizarro|
|Final holder||Pío de Tristán|
|Abolished||23 January 1826|
The following is a list of Viceroys of Peru.
Governors of New Castile (1528–1544)
|Francisco Pizarro||1528||26 June 1541|
|Cristóbal Vaca de Castro||1541||1544|
Usurper and claimant to the governorship of Peru.
Claims not definitively quelled until Battle of Jaquijahuana