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List of notable or famous army officers from Portugal, with bios and photos, including the top army officers born in Portugal and even some popular army officers who immigrated to Portugal. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Portuguese army officers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These army officers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known army officer from Portugal is included when available.

Examples of people on this list include Joaquim Pimenta de Castro and Óscar Carmona.

This historic army officers from Portugal list can help answer the questions "Who are some Portuguese army officers of note?" and "Who are the most famous army officers from Portugal?" These prominent army officers of Portugal may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Portuguese army officers.

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Alfredo de Sá Cardoso is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Army Officers from Portugal
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Alfredo Ernesto de Sá Cardoso, commonly known as Alfredo de Sá Cardoso, or just Sá Cardoso, was a Portuguese republican politician of the Portuguese First Republic, who served twice as Prime Minister of Portugal. ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1864-1950)

Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

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Américo Tomás is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Army Officers from Portugal
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Américo de Deus Rodrigues Thomaz, GCC, GOA, GOSE, was a Portuguese admiral and politician. He was the 13th President of Portugal, and the third and last president of the Estado Novo. ...more

Age: Died at 93 (1894-1987)

Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

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António Maria Baptista is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Army Officers from Portugal
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António Maria Baptista, GCTE was a Portuguese military officer and politician. When he was lieutenant, he fought in Portuguese Mozambique, during the wars of pacification against the Vátuas, led by Gungunhana. He was promoted to colonel in 1917. He fought the monarchist uprising of 1919, and was nominated Minister of War in the same year. He, then, distinguished himself during a series of violent strikes, and a year later was nominated and became President of the Ministry, on 8 March 1920. He died suddenly while in office, after a Council of Ministers reunion, on 6 June 1920. He was posthumously promoted to general and was decorated with the Great-Cross of the Order of the Tower and Sword. ...more

Age: Died at 54 (1866-1920)

Birthplace: Beja, Portugal, Portugal

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António Ramalho Eanes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Army Officers from Portugal
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António dos Santos Ramalho Eanes, GColTE, GCL, CavA, KE is a Portuguese general and politician who was the 16th President of Portugal from 1976 to 1986. ...more

Age: 83

Birthplace: Alcains, Portugal

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