Alfredo Nobre da Costa
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|Alfredo Nobre da Costa|
|106th Prime Minister of Portugal|
28 August 1978 – 22 November 1978
|President||António Ramalho Eanes|
|Preceded by||Mário Soares|
|Succeeded by||Carlos Mota Pinto|
|Minister of Industry and Technology|
25 March 1977 – 30 January 1978
|Prime Minister||Mário Soares|
|Preceded by||António Sousa Gomes|
|Succeeded by||Carlos Melancia|
10 September 1923|
Lapa, Lisbon, Portugal
|Died||4 February 1996
|Spouse(s)||Maria de Lourdes de Carvalho e Cunha Fortes da Gama|
Alfredo Jorge Nobre da Costa, GCC (Lisbon, Lapa, 10 September 1923 — Lisbon, 4 February 1996), commonly known just by Nobre da Costa (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈnɔbɾ(ɨ) dɐ ˈkɔʃtɐ]), was a Portuguese engineer and politician.
He graduated from Instituto Superior Técnico.
A moderate independent center-left politician, he was chosen by President António Ramalho Eanes to lead a government that would finish the four-year legislative term, which had been initiated in the Portuguese legislative election, 1976. His cabinet consisted of independents. However, it failed to gain a majority in the Assembly of the Republic, and Nobre da Costa resigned. He was replaced by Carlos Alberto da Mota Pinto.
He married on 5 May 1951 Maria de Lourdes de Carvalho e Cunha Fortes da Gama and had a single daughter Vera Maria Nobre da Costa (b. 5 February 1952).
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