Alonso de Figueroa y Cordova (1589? Spain – 1652); Spanish soldier who, in the days of the reign of
Philip IV of Spain, temporarily carried out the position of
Captain General and
Royal Governor of Chile, besides president of its
Real Audiencia of Chile. His government lasted for 13 months, between April 1649 and May 1650. He was the grandfather of the Chilean historian
Pedro de Cordoba y Figueroa.