Afonso Costa


Birthday March 6, 1871

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace Portugal

DEATH DATE May 11, 1937 (66)

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Portuguese republican politician who served as the 59th, 64th, and 66th Prime Minister of Portugal. He was the leader of the Portuguese Republican Party, and played a key role in the passing of progressive laws.

Before Fame

He was given up at birth but was found by his parents ten years later and re-adopted.


He signed a law that banned Jesuits from Portugal and he established a separation of church and state.

Family Life

He married Alzira Coelho de Campos de Barros de Abreu in 1892.

Associated With

He was a prominent Portuguese politician like Americo Tomas.