Francisco Craveiro Lopes

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Francisco Craveiro Lopes

President of Portugal
In office
9 August 1951 – 9 August 1958
Prime MinisterAntónio de Oliveira Salazar
Preceded byÓscar Carmona
Succeeded byAmérico Tomás
Interim Governor-General of the Portuguese India
In office
17 September 1936 – 12 July 1938
PresidentÓscar Carmona
Preceded byJoão Carlos Craveiro Lopes
Succeeded byJosé Ricardo Pereira Cabral
Personal details
Francisco Higino Craveiro Lopes

(1894-04-12)12 April 1894
Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Died2 September 1964(1964-09-02) (aged 70)
Lisbon, Portuguese Republic
Political partyNational Union
Spouse(s)Berta da Costa Ribeiro Arthur
ProfessionAir force officer
AwardsOrder of Christ
Order of Aviz
Order of the Tower and Sword
Order of the Bath
Royal Victorian Chain
Military service
Branch/servicePortuguese Air Force
Years of service1911–1964
RankMarshal of the air force

Francisco Higino Craveiro Lopes GCTE ComC GCA (Portuguese pronunciation: [fɾɐ̃ˈsiʃku iˈʒinu kɾɐˈvɐjɾu ˈlɔpɨʃ]; 12 April 1894 – 2 September 1964) was a Portuguese Air officer and politician. He was the authoritarian 12th President of Portugal from 1951 to 1958.[1]

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  1. Craveiro Lopes.