Vitório Maria de Sousa Coutinho, 2nd Count of Linhares

D. Vitório Maria Francisco de Sousa Coutinho Teixeira de Andrade Barbosa, second Count of Linhares (25 June 1790 – 29 July 1857) was a Portuguese statesman.

The Count of Linhares
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2nd President of the Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of Portugal
In office
4 May 1835 – 27 May 1835
MonarchMaria II of Portugal
Preceded byDuke of Palmela
Succeeded byDuke of Saldanha
Personal details
Born(1790-06-25)25 June 1790
Turin, Kingdom of Sardinia
Died29 July 1857(1857-07-29) (aged 65)
Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Spouse(s)Catarina Juliana de Sousa Holstein

CareerEdit

Vitório Maria Francisco de Sousa Coutinho Teixeira de Andrade Barbosa took part in the campaigns in Rio da Prata.

In 1817 was nominated Extraordinary Envoie and Minister at Turin.

In 1835 he took part of the ministry, being in charge of the Portuguese Navy.

In May, he became the second Portuguese Prime Minister.

He was part of the Câmara dos Pares (Chamber of Peers) in Saint Benedict's Parliament.

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Political offices
Preceded by President of the Council of Ministers
of the Kingdom of Portugal and the Algarves

1835
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Viscount of Santarém
Minister of the Navy Armada
of the Kingdom of Portugal and the Algarves

1835
Succeeded by
Manuel Gorjão Henriques
Preceded by Portuguese Ambassador to
the Kingdom of Sardinia

1817
Succeeded by
Rodrigo de Sousa Coutinho
Portuguese nobility
Preceded by Count of Linhares
1812—1857
Succeeded by
Rodrigo de Sousa Coutinho