O Século (meaning The Century in English) was a Portuguese daily newspaper published in Lisbon, Portugal, from 1881 to 1977.

History and profileEdit

O Século was first published on 4 January 1881.[1] The founder was Sebastião de Magalhães Lima,[1] who had studied law at the University of Coimbra. It was a newspaper of record, and a great rival of the Diário de Notícias.

O Século was owned by the Sociedade Nacional de Tipografia before the Carnation Revolution in 1974.[2] The paper ceased publication on 3 February 1977.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c Jorge Braga de Macedo (1983). "Newspapers and Democracy in Portugal: The Role of Market Structure". In Kenneth Maxwell (ed.). The Press and the Rebirth of Iberian Democracy. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. ISBN 978-0-3132-3100-1.
  2. ^ Helena Sousa (1994). "Portuguese Media: New Forms of Concentration" (Conference paper). University of Minho. Retrieved 24 January 2015.