Óscar Carmona

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Óscar Carmona

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President of Portugal
In office
29 November 1926 – 18 April 1951
Prime MinisterJosé Vicente de Freitas
Artur Ivens Ferraz
Domingos Oliveira
António de Oliveira Salazar
Preceded byManuel Gomes da Costa
Succeeded byFrancisco Craveiro Lopes
Prime Minister of Portugal
In office
9 July 1926 – 18 April 1928
DeputyAbílio Passos e Sousa
Preceded byManuel Gomes da Costa
Succeeded byJosé Vicente de Freitas
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
Acting
4 September 1926 – 24 September 1926
Preceded byBettencourt Rodrigues
Succeeded byBettencourt Rodrigues
In office
3 June 1926 – 6 July 1926
Prime MinisterJosé Mendes Cabeçadas
Manuel Gomes da Costa
Preceded byArmando da Gama Ochoa
Succeeded byMartinho Nobre de Melo
Minister of War
In office
9 July 1926 – 16 November 1926
Preceded byManuel Gomes da Costa
Succeeded byAbílio Passos e Sousa
In office
15 November 1923 – 18 December 1923
Prime MinisterAntónio Ginestal Machado
Preceded byAntónio Maria da Silva
Succeeded byAntónio Ribeiro de Carvalho
Personal details
Born
António Óscar Fragoso Carmona

(1869-11-24)24 November 1869
Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Died18 April 1951(1951-04-18) (aged 81)
Lisbon, Portuguese Republic
Political partyNational Union (1932–1951)
Spouse(s)Maria do Carmo da Silva
ChildrenCesaltina Amélia
António Adérito
Maria Inês
Alma materPortuguese Military Academy
ProfessionArmy officer
AwardsOrder of Christ
Order of Aviz
Order of St. James of the Sword
Military service
AllegianceTemplate:Country data Kingdom of Portugal
 Portugal
Branch/service Portuguese Army
Years of service1889–1951
RankMarshal
CommandsPortuguese Army 4th Division (1922–1925)

António Óscar Fragoso Carmona BTO ComC GCA ComSE (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃ˈtɔniu ˈɔʃkaɾ fɾɐˈɡozu kaɾˈmonɐ]; 24 November 1869 – 18 April 1951) was a Portuguese Army officer and politician. He was the 96th Prime Minister of Portugal from 1926 to 1928 and 11th President of Portugal from 1926 until his death in 1951.

He also was the Minister of War in late 1923 and in 1926, and he also was the Minister of Foreign Affairs two times in 1926.

Honours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Cidadãos Nacionais Agraciados com Ordens". Página Oficial das Ordens Honoríficas Portuguesas. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  2. Jefatura del Estado: "DECRETO nombrando Caballero de la Orden Imperial de las Flechas Rojas, otorgádole el Gran Collar, a S. E. el Presidente de la República Portuguesa, General Antonio Oscar de Fragoso Carmona" (PDF). Boletín Oficial del Estado núm. 139, de 19 de mayo de 1939. p. 2719. ISSN 0212-033X.