Manuel Gomes da Costa

1863 - 1929

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Manuel de Oliveira Gomes da Costa , commonly known as Manuel Gomes da Costa (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐnuˈɛl ˈɣomɨʒ ðɐ ˈkɔʃtɐ]) or just Gomes da Costa (14 January 1863 – 17 December 1929), was a Portuguese army officer and politician, the tenth president of Portugal and the second of the National Dictatorship. Gomes da Costa had a distinguished military career in the country's colonies, from 1893 to 1915, in India, Mozambique, Angola, and São Tomé, having served under the command of Mouzinho de Albuquerque. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manuel Gomes da Costa has received more than 73,502 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Manuel Gomes da Costa is the 6,584th most popular politician (down from 6,011th in 2019), the 145th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 134th in 2019) and the 80th most popular Portuguese Politician.

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Among politicians, Manuel Gomes da Costa ranks 6,584 out of 19,576Before him are David VI of Georgia, Duchess Augusta of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Marc Ravalomanana, Ariel Henry, Dersu Uzala, and William Clito. After him are Bakenranef, Sardanapalus, Pedubast I, Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia, Yamamoto Gonnohyōe, and Oleksii Reznikov.

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Among people born in 1863, Manuel Gomes da Costa ranks 51Before him are Charles Spearman, Leopold Berchtold, John Charles Fields, Ludwig Borchardt, Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia, and Alexander Siloti. After him are Hermann Bahr, Hugo Haase, Arthur Machen, W. I. Thomas, Paul Drude, and Qasim Amin. Among people deceased in 1929, Manuel Gomes da Costa ranks 42Before him are Carl Auer von Welsbach, Oldfield Thomas, La Goulue, Rainis, Maurice Sarrail, and Aletta Jacobs. After him are Enrico Ferri, Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia, Mahidol Adulyadej, Jacek Malczewski, Herman Potočnik, and Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Manuel Gomes da Costa ranks 145 out of 633Before him are Jesualdo Ferreira (1946), Manuel de Arriaga (1840), Leonor Teles (1350), Félix Mourinho (1938), Pêro da Covilhã (1450), and Pedro Mascarenhas (1484). After him are Maria of Portugal, Queen of Castile (1313), Filipa Moniz Perestrelo (1455), Cristóvão Ferreira (1580), Beatrice of Silva (1424), Mafalda of Portugal (1197), and Isabel of Barcelos (1402).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Manuel Gomes da Costa ranks 80Before him are Gaius Appuleius Diocles (104), Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu (1430), Sidónio Pais (1872), Jesualdo Ferreira (1946), Manuel de Arriaga (1840), and Leonor Teles (1350). After him are Isabel of Barcelos (1402), Álvaro Cunhal (1913), José Mendes Cabeçadas (1883), Infanta Isabel Maria of Braganza (1801), Humberto Delgado (1906), and Afonso I, Duke of Braganza (1377).