João Tamagnini Barbosa

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João Tamagnini de Sousa Barbosa (30 December 1883 – 15 December 1948), commonly known as João Tamagnini Barbosa (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuˈɐ̃w̃ tamaˈɲini bɐɾˈbɔzɐ]), or Tamagnini Barbosa, was a Portuguese military officer and politician of the Portuguese First Republic (1910–1926). He served as Minister of Interior, Colonies and Finances during the period known as "New Republic", after the coup d'état of the National Republican Party ("Sidonist Party") and the semi-dictatorial government of President/Prime Minister Sidónio Pais, followed by a brief participation in the provisional government of João do Canto e Castro after the assassination of Sidónio Pais.

João Tamagnini Barbosa
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Minister for the Colonies
In office
11 December 1917 – 15 May 1918
Prime MinisterSidónio Pais
Preceded byErnesto Jardim de Vilhena
Succeeded byAlexandre José de Vasconcelos e Sá
Minister for War
In office
11 May 1918 – 15 May 1918
Prime MinisterSidónio Pais
Preceded bySidónio Pais
Succeeded byAmílcar Abreu Mota
Minister for Interior
In office
15 May 1918 – 9 October 1918
Prime MinisterSidónio Pais
Preceded byHenrique Forbes Bessa
Succeeded byAntónio Bernardino de Sousa Ferreira
Minister of Finance
In office
9 October 1918 – 23 December 1918
Prime MinisterSidónio Pais (October 9, 1918–December 14, 1918)
João do Canto e Castro (14 December 1918–23 December 1918)
Preceded byFrancisco Xavier Esteves
Succeeded byVentura Malheiro Reimão
69th Prime Minister of Portugal
(15th of the Republic)
In office
23 December 1918 – 27 January 1919
PresidentJoão do Canto e Castro
Preceded byJoão do Canto e Castro (interim)
Sidónio Pais (effective)
Succeeded byJosé Relvas
Minister for Interior
In office
23 December 1918 – 27 January 1919
Prime MinisterHimself
Preceded byAntónio Bernardino de Sousa Ferreira
Succeeded byJosé Relvas
Personal details
Born(1883-12-30)30 December 1883
Portuguese Macau
Died15 December 1948(1948-12-15) (aged 64)
Political partyRepublican Centrist Party
later National Republican Party
("Sidonist Party")
Spouse(s)Maria Luísa da Cunha e Silva
ChildrenMaria Helena, Luís Artuir
OccupationArmy officer (Brigadier)
and engineer

He briefly served as Prime Minister, after João do Canto e Castro, from 23 December 1918 to 27 January 1919.

After the 28 May 1926 revolution that installed the Ditadura Nacional (National Dictatorship) regime that would be followed by António de Oliveira Salazar's Estado Novo (New State), he was elected President of the General Assembly of S.L. Benfica on 19 January 1946. Morever, he served as the 18th president of Benfica from 25 January 1947 to 15 December 1948.[1]


Preceded by
Manuel da Conceição Afonso
President of Benfica
Succeeded by
Mário de Gusmão Madeira