Afonso Costa

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Birthday
6, 1871
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
May 11, 1937 (66)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
6, 1871
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
May 11, 1937 (66)

About

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.

Trivia

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.