1) Fransisco de Almada

Fransisco de Almada was the first Portuguese Governor and founder of the Blue Water Policy.

2) Alphonso de Albuquerque

Alphonso de Albuquerque was the second Portuguese Governor.

• He conquered Goa from the Sultan of Bijapur in 1510 A.D.

• He founded the idea of ‘Portuguese empire in India and further encouraged conversions and forced marriages.

3) Nino de Cunha

Nino de Cunha shifted the capital city from Cochin to Goa.

St. Xavier, the popular Jesuit father visited India during the tenure of Alfanso de D’souza.