Joaquim Augusto Mouzinho de Albuquerque

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Joaquim Augusto Mouzinho de Albuquerque
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Interim Governor of Portuguese India
In office
1889–1889
Monarch Carlos I of Portugal
Preceded by Augusto César Cardoso de Carvalho
Succeeded by Council of Government
Counsellor of Government of Portuguese India
In office
1889–1889
Monarch Carlos I of Portugal
Preceded by Himself
Succeeded by Vasco Guedes de Carvalho e Meneses
Governor-General of Portuguese Mozambique
In office
1896–1897
Monarch Carlos I of Portugal
Preceded by Joaquim da Graça Correia e Lança
Succeeded by Baltasar Freire Cabral
Personal details
Born 12 November 1855
Batalha, Kingdom of Portugal
Died 8 January 1902 (1902-01-09) (aged 46)
Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Nationality Portuguese
Military service
Allegiance Portuguese Empire
Service/branch Army
Rank Lieutenant-coronel

Joaquim Augusto Mouzinho de Albuquerque (Batalha, Quinta da Várzea, November 12, 1855 – Lisbon, January 8, 1902) was a Portuguese cavalry officer. He captured Gungunhana in Chaimite (1895) and pacified Mozambique. He was a grandson of Luís da Silva Mouzinho de Albuquerque.

Highly respected in Portuguese society of the 19th and 20th centuries, he was seen as the hope and symbol of Portuguese reaction to threats against Portuguese interests in Africa from other European empires.

He married his cousin Maria José Mascarenhas de Mendonça Gaivão (Lagoa, July 23, 1857 –Lisbon, September 2, 1950), without issue.

He was governor of Gaza Province and Mozambique until 1898 when he returned to Portugal.

He was the instructor of Crown Prince Luís Filipe.

He allegedly committed suicide in 1902 (some sources claim he was killed).

Mouzinho de Albuquerque in 1897
With his wife, 1898