Antonio José de Almeida

Almeida, Antonio José de (äNtôˈnyŏ zhŏzĕˈ dĭ älmāˈdə) [key], 1866–1929, Portuguese statesman. A republican, he was minister of the interior in the provisional government after the overthrow of the monarchy in 1910. As leader of the moderate Evolutionist party, he was premier of a coalition cabinet in World War I and later (1919–23) president of the republic.

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