Gálvez, Matías de

Gálvez, Matías de

(mätē`äs dā gäl`vāth), 1717–84, Spanish colonial administrator, captain general of Guatemala (1779), viceroy of New Spain (1783–84); brother of José de Gálvez. He was succeeded as viceroy by his son, Bernardo de Gálvez.
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