José Dias Ferreira

José Dias Ferreira, GCTE (30 November 1837, in Arganil, Pombeiro da Beira [pt] – 8 September 1909, in Vidago) was a Portuguese lawyer, politician and jurist, son of António Ferreira Dias (São Martinho, Urgueira, c. 1815 – Aldeia Nova, 27 August 1880) and wife Bernarda Pereira de Vasconcelos (c. 1810 – ?).

José Dias Ferreira
José Dias Ferreira.jpg
Prime Minister of Portugal
In office
18 January 1892 – 22 February 1893
MonarchCarlos I
Preceded byJoão Crisóstomo
Succeeded byErnesto Hintze Ribeiro
Personal details
Born(1837-11-30)30 November 1837
Arganil, Portugal
Died8 September 1909(1909-09-08) (aged 71)
Vidago, Portugal
Political partyIndependent
RelationsManuela Ferreira Leite (great-grandaughter)

He served as a Minister, 18th (4 January 1868), 27th (26 May 1870) and 48th (27 May 1892) Minister for Treasury Affairs and Prime Minister of Portugal from 1892 to 1893 and was the country's most influential civil law scholar during the late 19th century.[1] He was also the 250th Grand Cross of the Order of the Tower and Sword.


  1. ^ Various, Grande Enciclopédia Portuguesa e Brasileira, Editorial Enciclopédia, Lisboa, Vol. 8, p. 948

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Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Portugal
(President of the Council of Ministers)

Succeeded by