List of S.L. Benfica presidents

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Ever since its foundation on 28 February 1904, Sport Lisboa e Benfica has had a total of 33 presidents. To elect a president, S.L. Benfica paying supporters, known as Sócios, vote in the ballots every time an election occurs.

The first president was José Rosa Rodrigues and the current one is Luís Filipe Vieira. Since 7 December 2012, Vieira is the president with more days in charge of the club, surpassing Bento Mântua.[1]

List of presidents[edit]

This is a list of all the presidents of Sport Lisboa e Benfica.[2]

No. Cit. Name From To Honours
1 Flag Portugal (1830).svg José Rosa Rodrigues
(1st President of Sport Lisboa)
28 February 1904 22 November 1906
2 Flag Portugal (1830).svg Januário Gonçalves Barreto Duarte 22 November 1906 26 February 1909
3 Flag Portugal (1830).svg Luís Carlos de Faria Leal
(1st President of Grupo Sport Benfica)
12 August 1906 28 June 1908
4 Flag Portugal (1830).svg João José Pires
(1st President of Sport Lisboa e Benfica)
28 June 1908 2 February 1910 1 Campeonato de Lisboa (shared with the 5th President)
5 Portugal Alfredo Alexandre Luís da Silva 2 February 1910 26 March 1911 1 Campeonato de Lisboa (shared with the 4th President)
6 Portugal António Nunes de Almeida Guimarães 26 March 1911 9 July 1911
7 Portugal Alberto Lima 9 July 1911
5 December 1912
31 March 1912
29 August 1915
3 Campeonato de Lisboa
8 Portugal José Eduardo Moreira Sales 31 March 1912 5 December 1912
9 Portugal José Antunes dos Santos Júnior 29 August 1915 15 July 1916 1 Campeonato de Lisboa
10 Portugal Félix Bermudes 15 July 1916
18 January 1945
7 October 1916
19 January 1946
11 Portugal Nuno Freire Themudo 7 October 1916 22 July 1917 1 Campeonato de Lisboa
12 Portugal Bento Mântua 22 July 1917 25 August 1926 2 Campeonato de Lisboa, 2 Taça de Honra
13 Portugal Alberto Silveira Ávila de Melo 25 August 1926 15 August 1930 1 Campeonato de Portugal
14 Portugal Manuel da Conceição Afonso 15 August 1930
4 November 1936
19 January 1946
28 August 1933
31 July 1938
30 July 1946
2 Primeira Liga, 1 Campeonato de Portugal, 1 Campeonato de Lisboa
15 Portugal Vasco Rosa Ribeiro 20 August 1933 4 November 1936 1 Primeira Liga, 1 Campeonato de Portugal
16 Portugal Júlio Ribeiro da Costa 31 July 1938 29 July 1939 1 Campeonato de Lisboa (shared with 17th President)
17 Portugal Augusto da Fonseca Júnior 1 August 1939 18 January 1945 3 Primeira Liga, 3 Taça de Portugal, 1 Campeonato de Lisboa (shared with 16th President)
18 Portugal João Tamagnini de Sousa Barbosa 25 January 1947 15 December 1948
19 Portugal Mário Lampreia de Gusmão Madeira 29 January 1949 15 March 1952 1 Latin Cup, 1 Primeira Liga, 2 Taça de Portugal
20 Portugal Joaquim Ferreira Bogalho 15 March 1952 28 March 1957 1 Primeira Liga, 3 Taça de Portugal
21 Portugal Maurício Vieira de Brito 28 March 1957 31 March 1962 1 European Champion Clubs' Cup, 3 Primeira Liga, 2 Taça de Portugal
22 Portugal António Carlos Cabral Fezas Vital 31 March 1962 26 March 1964 1 European Champion Clubs' Cup, 1 Primeira Liga, 1 Taça de Portugal, 1 Taça de Honra
23 Portugal Adolfo Vieira de Brito 26 March 1964
3 July 1967
8 May 1965
12 April 1969
3 Primeira Liga, 1 Taça de Portugal, 3 Taça de Honra
24 Portugal António Catarino Duarte 8 May 1965 17 June 1966
25 Portugal José Ferreira Queimado 17 June 1966
26 May 1977
3 July 1967
29 May 1981
2 Primeira Liga, 2 Taça de Portugal, 1 Supertaça de Portugal, 4 Taça de Honra
26 Portugal Duarte António Borges Coutinho 12 April 1969 26 May 1977 7 Primeira Liga, 3 Taça de Portugal, 4 Taça de Honra
27 Portugal Fernando Martins 29 May 1981 27 March 1987 1 Iberian Cup, 2 Primeira Liga, 3 Taça de Portugal, 1 Supertaça de Portugal, 3 Taça de Honra
28 Portugal João Maria dos Santos Júnior 27 March 1987 20 April 1992 3 Primeira Liga, 1 Taça de Portugal, 1 Supertaça de Portugal, 1 Taça de Honra
29 Portugal Jorge Artur Rego de Brito 24 April 1992 7 January 1994 1 Taça de Portugal
30 Portugal Manuel Damásio Soares Garcia 7 January 1994 31 October 1997 1 Primeira Liga, 1 Taça de Portugal
31 Portugal João António de Araújo Vale e Azevedo 31 October 1997 28 October 2000
32 Portugal Manuel Lino Rodrigues Vilarinho 28 October 2000 31 October 2003
33 Portugal Luís Filipe Vieira Ferreira 31 October 2003 present 2 Primeira Liga, 1 Taça de Portugal, 1 Supertaça de Portugal, 4 Taça da Liga

References[edit]

  1. ^ Resultado das Votações
  2. ^ "Presidents" (in Portuguese). S.L. Benfica. Retrieved 21 August 2010.