Ulloa Antonia De 1716-1795 Born In Seville Spain Studied At

Seville, and in 1733 entered the navy. Accompanied astronomical

expedition to Brazil, 1735; and also that of 1744 to observe the comet.

In 1745 taken prisoner at Louisbourg by the British. On the intercession

of the Royal Society of London, released, and elected an associate of

the society in 1746. In 1760 made rear-admiral, and in 1764 governor of

Louisiana. In 1770 appointed lieutenant-general of the Spanish naval

forces. The remainder of his life was chiefly occupied in establishing

schools of natural history and metallurgy, and in the promotion of naval

and astronomical objects. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Spanish governor of Louisiana,