Bernardo de Sá Nogueira de Figueiredo, 1st Marquis of Sá da Bandeira
Bernardo de Sá Nogueira de Figueiredo, 1st Marquess de Sá da Bandeira (26 September 1795, in Santarém – 6 January 1876, in Lisbon) was a Portuguese nobleman and politician. He served as Prime Minister of Portugal for five times. He was the most prominent Portuguese defender of the abolition of slavery in Portugal and its domains.
Sá Nogueira de Figueiredo was born in Santarém in 1795 to Faustino José Lopes Nogueira de Figueiredo e Silva (1767–1830) and Francisca Xavier de Sá Mendonça Cabral da Cunha Godinho (1772–1829). Sá Nogueira de Figueiredo supported the liberal party during the Liberal Wars (1828–1834), and took part in the landing at Mindelo in July 1832. He fought in the Siege of Porto and was wounded in his right arm, which had to be amputated.
- 5 November 1836 – 1 June 1837
- 10 August 1837 – 18 April 1839
- 17 April 1865 – 5 September 1865
- 22 July 1868 – 11 August 1869
- 29 August – 29 October 1870
He never married but he had a legitimised daughter born out of wedlock, named Luísa Aglaé Fanny de Sá Nogueira, who married her cousin Faustino de Paiva de Sá Nogueira. The city of Lubango, Angola, was called Sá de Bandeira when the Angolan territory was under Portuguese rule.
On 4 April 1833, he was created Baron of Sá da Bandeira, on 1 December 1834, he was created Viscount of Sá da Bandeira and on 3 February 1864, he was created Marquis of Sá da Bandeira. He was also a freemason.
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