António de Oliveira Salazar

1889 - 1970

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António de Oliveira Salazar (, US also , Portuguese: [ɐ̃ˈtɔni.u ð(ɨ) ɔliˈvɐjɾɐ sɐlɐˈzaɾ]; 28 April 1889 – 27 July 1970) was a Portuguese statesman and economist who served as the prime minister of Portugal from 1932 to 1968. He was responsible for the Estado Novo ("New State"), the corporatist authoritarian government that ruled Portugal until 1974. A trained economist, Salazar entered public life as finance minister with the support of President Óscar Carmona after the Portuguese coup d'état of 28 May 1926. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of António de Oliveira Salazar has received more than 2,057,945 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). António de Oliveira Salazar is the 272nd most popular politician (down from 241st in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 5th in 2019) and the most popular Portuguese Politician.

António de Oliveira Salazar was a Portuguese politician who is most famous for being the dictator of Portugal from 1932 to 1968.

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Among politicians, António de Oliveira Salazar ranks 272 out of 15,710Before him are George IV of the United Kingdom, Philippe Pétain, Babur, Louis XVII of France, Matthias Corvinus, and Clara Zetkin. After him are Edward V of England, Pompey, Elagabalus, Wu Zetian, Julian, and Golda Meir.

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Among people born in 1889, António de Oliveira Salazar ranks 5Before him are Adolf Hitler, Charlie Chaplin, Martin Heidegger, and Ludwig Wittgenstein. After him are Jean Cocteau, Edwin Hubble, Jawaharlal Nehru, Ante Pavelić, Anna Akhmatova, Arnold J. Toynbee, and Vaslav Nijinsky. Among people deceased in 1970, António de Oliveira Salazar ranks 8Before him are Bertrand Russell, Janis Joplin, Abraham Maslow, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Erich Maria Remarque, and Jimi Hendrix. After him are Sukarno, Yukio Mishima, Max Born, Hjalmar Schacht, Alexander Kerensky, and Mark Rothko.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, António de Oliveira Salazar ranks 7 out of 479Before him are Ferdinand Magellan (1480), Vasco da Gama (1460), Bartolomeu Dias (1450), Anthony of Padua (1195), José Saramago (1922), and Prince Henry the Navigator (1394). After him are Pedro Álvares Cabral (1467), Fernando Pessoa (1888), António Guterres (1949), Manuel I of Portugal (1469), Afonso I of Portugal (1109), and Pope Damasus I (305).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, António de Oliveira Salazar ranks 1After him are António Guterres (1949), Manuel I of Portugal (1469), Afonso I of Portugal (1109), John II of Portugal (1455), John I of Portugal (1358), Sebastian of Portugal (1554), Afonso V of Portugal (1432), John III of Portugal (1502), Pedro I of Brazil (1798), Peter I of Portugal (1320), and Manuel II of Portugal (1889).