Fernanda Pires da Silva

Fernanda Ferreira Pires da Silva GOM GCM ComMAI (27 August 1926 – 11 January 2020)[1] was a Portuguese businesswoman.[2] She was President of Grupo Grão-Pará.

BiographyEdit

Da Silva was born in Lisbon.

On November 16, 1972, she was made Commander of the Industrial Class, and on February 20, 1989, she was made Grand Officer of the Order of Merit and on March 11, 2000 was raised to the Grand Cross of the same Order.[3]

By her first husband Abel de Moura Pinheiro, she was the mother of the businessman Abel Saturnino da Silva de Moura Pinheiro (25 April 1946), who married Maria João de Lacerda de Barros Caetano de Moura Pinheiro (May 2, 1957), and has children. By her second husband Alberto Teotónio Pereira (July 6, 1893 – June 23, 1957), she was the mother of João Paulo Teotónio Pereira (July 29, 1948 – September 14, 2001), who married Ana Margarida Buzaglo Zagury Teotónio Pereira (October 4, 1951), and has children.

In recognition of her family's contribution to the building of the Autódromo do Estoril for Portuguese motor sport, the stadium was renamed in her honour. She died in Rio de Janeiro, aged 93.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Morreu a empresária Fernanda Pires da Silva". Observador.
  2. ^ Fernanda Pires da Silva distinguida no XXI CIME
  3. ^ "Cidadãos Nacionais Agraciados com Ordens Portuguesas". Presidência da República Portuguesa. Retrieved 2015-04-03. Resultado da busca de "Fernanda Pires da Silva".