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: [mɐnuˈɛɫ ˈɡomɨʒ dɐ ˈkɔʃtɐ]) or just Gomes da Costa (14 January 1863 – 17 December 1929), was a Portuguese army officer and politician, the tenth President of the Portuguese Republic 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 36,757 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Manuel Gomes da Costa is the 5,914th most popular politician (down from 5,017th in 2019), the 128th most popular biography from Portugal (down from 116th in 2019) and the 71st most popular Portuguese Politician.

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Among politicians, Manuel Gomes da Costa ranks 5,914 out of 15,710Before him are Bechara El Khoury, Seleucus V Philometor, Samori Ture, Johannes Steinhoff, Lester B. Pearson, and Emperor Go-Horikawa. After him are Abd al-Hafid of Morocco, Peter II of Courtenay, Henry II, Duke of Brabant, Hedwig Jagiellon, Duchess of Bavaria, Tigranes I, and Emperor Shijō.

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Among people born in 1863, Manuel Gomes da Costa ranks 48Before him are Annie Jump Cannon, W. I. Thomas, Felix Weingartner, Leopold Berchtold, Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia, and Paul Painlevé. After him are Ludwig Borchardt, Émile Friant, Max Skladanowsky, Alexander Siloti, Paul Drude, and Arthur Machen. Among people deceased in 1929, Manuel Gomes da Costa ranks 38Before him are Liang Qichao, Tanaka Giichi, Oldfield Thomas, Asa Griggs Candler, Gyula Andrássy the Younger, and La Goulue. After him are Enrico Ferri, Rainis, Maurice Sarrail, Stepa Stepanović, Mahidol Adulyadej, and Adolf Meyer.

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In Portugal

Among people born in Portugal, Manuel Gomes da Costa ranks 128 out of 479Before him are Infanta Maria Francisca of Braganza (1800), Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad (1040), Gil Vicente (1465), Francisco Serrão (1500), Rui Costa (1972), and Jorge Jesus (1954). After him are Isabel Luísa, Princess of Beira (1669), Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu (1430), Gaspar Corte-Real (1450), Leonor Teles (1350), João de Barros (1496), and Teófilo Braga (1843).

Among POLITICIANS In Portugal

Among politicians born in Portugal, Manuel Gomes da Costa ranks 71Before him are Francisco da Costa Gomes (1914), Karl Nesselrode (1780), Peter, Duke of Coimbra (1392), Nuno Álvares Pereira (1360), António Ramalho Eanes (1935), and Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad (1040). After him are Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu (1430), Leonor Teles (1350), Teófilo Braga (1843), Álvaro Cunhal (1913), Américo Tomás (1894), and Infanta Benedita of Portugal (1746).