Famous Portuguese Prime Ministers

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António Guterres
(9th Secretary-General of the United Nations)
António Guterres
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Birthdate: April 30, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lisbon

António Guterres is a Portuguese diplomat and politician who served as Portugal's prime minister from 1995 to 2002. A favorite among the masses, Guterres was ranked the best prime minister of Portugal over the last 30 years in polls conducted in 2012 and 2014. In 2009, he was named in Forbes magazine's list of world's most powerful people

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António Costa
(119th Prime Minister of Portugal )
António Costa
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Birthdate: July 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

António Costa is a Portuguese politician and lawyer. He is the current Prime Minister of Portugal, serving his second consecutive term. An important and influential politician, Costa has also held various ministerial offices apart from serving as the Mayor of Lisbon from 2007 to 2015. In 2017, the Government of India honored António Costa with the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman. 

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António de Oliveira Salazar
(Former Acting President of Portugal)
António de Oliveira Salazar
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Birthdate: April 28, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vimieiro (Santa Comba Dão), Portugal
Died: July 27, 1970
Portuguese economist António de Oliveira Salazar had been the prime minister of Portugal from 1932 to 1968. He had also been the minister of defense and finance, among others. He led to the Estado Novo, or New State, in Portugal. He opposed Nazism and fascism, and demilitarized his country.
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José Sócrates
(Prime Minister of Portugal from 2005 to 2011)
José Sócrates
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Birthdate: September 6, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Miragaia, Porto, Portugal

José Sócrates is a Portuguese politician best known for his service as the Prime Minister of Portugal from 12 March 2005 to 21 June 2011. Sócrates has also served as the Minister of the Environment and Minister of Social Infrastructure. In 2014, he became the first former Portuguese Prime Minister to be accused of corruption, money laundering, and tax evasion.

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Óscar Carmona
(Statesman)
Óscar Carmona
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Birthdate: November 24, 1869
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: April 18, 1951

Óscar Carmona was a Portuguese politician and army officer best remembered for his service as the President of Portugal from 29 November 1926 to 18 April 1951. He also served as the Prime Minister of Portugal from 1926 to 1928. Óscar Carmona also held a couple of ministerial positions, such as the Minister of War and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

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Francisco de Sá Carneiro
(Prime minister of Portugal)
Francisco de Sá Carneiro
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Birthdate: July 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Porto, Portugal
Died: December 4, 1980

Francisco de Sá Carneiro was a Portuguese politician best remembered for his service as the Prime Minister of Portugal in 1980. He is credited with founding the Social Democratic Party, where he served as the president from 1978 to 1980. Francisco de Sá Carneiro died in a plane crash at age 46 while serving as the Prime Minister of Portugal.

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Marcelo Caetano
(Politician)
Marcelo Caetano
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Birthdate: August 17, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Graça, Lisbon, Portugal
Died: October 26, 1980

Marcelo Caetano was a Portuguese scholar and politician. Best remembered as the second leader of the Estado Novo, an authoritarian regime in Portugal, Caetano served as the Prime Minister of Portugal from 1968 until 1974 when the Estado Novo was overthrown during the Carnation Revolution. 

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Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo
(Prime Minister of Portugal (August 1979 - January 1980))
Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo
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Birthdate: January 18, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Abrantes, Portugal
Died: July 10, 2004

Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo was a Portuguese politician and chemical engineer. In 1979, she became the first woman to be elected as the Prime Minister of Portugal. She is only the second woman after Margaret Thatcher to hold the office of the prime minister in Western Europe. Maria also served as the Minister of Social Affairs from 1974 to 1975. 

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Vasco Gonçalves
(Army Officer)
Vasco Gonçalves
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Birthdate: May 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: June 11, 2005

Vasco Gonçalves was a Portuguese army officer best remembered for his participation in the Carnation Revolution, which ended the Estado Novo regime in Portugal. He then went on to serve as the Prime Minister of Portugal from 1974 to 1975. An influential politician, Vasco Gonçalves also served as the Minister of Education and Culture in 1974.

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Alfredo Nobre da Costa
(Prime Minister of Portugal (28 August 1978 – 22 November 1978))
Alfredo Nobre da Costa
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Birthdate: September 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: February 4, 1996

Alfredo Nobre da Costa was a Portuguese politician and engineer. He is best remembered for his service as the Prime Minister of Portugal for a brief period in 1978. He also served as the Minister of Industry and Technology from 1977 to 1978.

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Artur Ivens Ferraz
(99th Prime Minister of Portugal, Military personnel)
Artur Ivens Ferraz
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Birthdate: December 1, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: January 16, 1933

Artur Ivens Ferraz was a Portuguese politician and military officer. He played an important role during the First World War when he was part of the Portuguese Expeditionary Force that fought in the Western Front. Artur Ivens Ferraz is perhaps best remembered for his service as the Prime Minister of Portugal from 1929 to 1930.

Luís de Vasconcelos e Sousa, 3rd Count of Castelo Melhor
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Birthdate: 1636 AD
Birthplace: Kingdom of Portugal
Died: August 15, 1720

Portuguese politician Luís de Vasconcelos e Sousa, 3rd Count of Castelo Melhor was the governor of Portugal during the reign of Afonso VI and gained popularity for his effectiveness. He had a major role in Portugal’s war against Spain, which eventually led Spain to recognize Portugal’s independence.