Duke of Saldanha

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Ducal House of Saldanha
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Country Portugal
Titles
Founded 1834
Founder D. João Carlos Saldanha de Oliveira Daun
Current head D. João Carlos Duarte de Saldanha e Daun

Duke of Saldanha (in Portuguese Duque de Saldanha) is a Portuguese title granted by royal decree of Queen Maria II of Portugal, dated from November 4, 1846, to João Carlos Saldanha de Oliveira Daun (1790-1876), also known as Marshal Saldanha, leader of the liberal armies, during the Liberal Wars in Portugal.

Queen Maria II of Portugal has successively upgraded the Marshal Saldanha title from Count (1833), to Marquis (1834) and, finally, to Duke of Saldanha (1846).

List of the Dukes of Saldanha[edit]

  1. D. João Carlos de Saldanha Oliveira e Daun (1790-1876)
  2. D. João Carlos de Saldanha Oliveira e Daun (1825-1880)
  3. D. João Carlos de Saldanha Oliveira e Daun (1889-1954)
  4. D. José Augusto de Saldanha Oliveira e Daun (1894-1970)
  5. D. José Augusto de Saldanha Oliveira e Daun (1921-2011)
  6. D. João Carlos Duarte de Saldanha e Daun (1947-)

Other Titles[edit]

The Duke of Saldanha also holds the following titles:

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Bibliography[edit]

”Nobreza de Portugal e do Brasil" – Vol. III, page 260/274. Published by Zairol Lda., Lisbon 1989.