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Portugal

(República Portuguesa.)
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Portugal has been an independent State since the twelfth century ; until 1910 it was a monarchy. The last King was Manoel II. of the house of Braganza-Coburg, born November 15, 1889, younger son of King Carlos I. and Queen Mary Amélie, daughter of Philippe Count of Paris ; he died July 2,1932. On October 5, 1910, the republic was proclaimed, after a short revolution, and a provisional government established with Dr. Theophilo Braga as the Provisional President (October 5, 1910, to August 24, 1911).

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1944

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