Diego de Guevara y Estrada

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Diego de Guevara y Estrada
Archbishop of Santo Domingo
Church Catholic Church
Archdiocese Archdiocese of Santo Domingo
In office 1641–1642
Predecessor Facundo de la Torre
Successor Maestro Valderas
Consecration by Juan de Palafox y Mendoza
Personal details
Born 1612
Died April 1642 (age 30)
Santo Domingo
Nationality Mexican

Diego de Guevara y Estrada (1612 – April 1642) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as the Archbishop of Santo Domingo (1641–1642).[1]


Diego de Guevara y Estrada was born in México.[1] On June 19, 1641, he was selected by the King of Spain and confirmed on January 13, 1642 by Pope Urban VIII as Archbishop of Santo Domingo.[1] He was consecrated bishop by Juan de Palafox y Mendoza, Bishop of Tlaxcala with Father Nicolás de la Torre Muñoz assisting.[1] He served as Bishop of Santo Domingo until his death in April 1642.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Archbishop Diego de Guevara y Estrada" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved January 4, 2017

External links and additional sources

  • Cheney, David M. "Archdiocese of Santo Domingo". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved March 25, 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
  • Chow, Gabriel. "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)". GCatholic.org. Retrieved March 25, 2018. (for Chronology of Bishops) [self-published]
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Facundo de la Torre
Archbishop of Santo Domingo
Succeeded by
Maestro Valderas

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