Francisco de Bobadilla
Francisco de Bobadilla was a colonial administrator Spanish of the Western Indies at the time of the Grandes discoveries.
In 1499, Bobadilla succeeds Christophe Colomb as a governor of the new territories of Americas. As of its arrival with Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola in August 1500, Bobadilla shows the Colomb brothers of bad management and the fact of stopping then returning to Spain.
At the time of the return voyage, whereas the fleet hardly have just left Santo Domingo, its boat and eighteen others are taken in a hurricane and run.
In 1502, it is replaced as a governor of Hispaniola by Nicolás de Ovando.
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